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Table 3 NRCMS reimbursement policies in the survey areas in 2012

From: Current level and determinants of inappropriate admissions to township hospitals under the new rural cooperative medical system in China: a cross-sectional study

County Songzi Dangyang Jingshan Danjiangkou Meixian
Payment Global budget; Global budget; Global budget; Global budget; Global budget;
Fee for service; Payment for single disease; Fee for service; Fee for service; Payment per day;
Limited payment for single disease Payment per day Payment for single disease; Payment for single disease Clinical pathway
Payment by performance
Hospitalization reimbursement Deductible of 100 RMB and reimbursement ratio of 90% for township hospitals Deductible of 100 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 100% for township hospitals Deductible of 100 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 90% for township hospitals Deductible of 100 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 65% for township hospitals Deductible of 150 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 90% for township hospitals
Deductible of 300 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 80% for county hospitals Deductible of 500 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 70% for county hospitals Deductible of 400 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 75% for county hospitals Deductible of 200 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 75% for county hospitals Deductible of 500 RMB and a reimbursement ratio of 75% for county hospitals
Outpatient service reimbursement A reimbursement ratio of 40% for township health clinics and village clinics; payment limited to 10 RMB per day, and 300 RMB per year A reimbursement ratio of 40% for township health clinics and village clinics; payment limited to 100 RMB per year A reimbursement ratio of 25% for township health clinics and village clinics; payment limited to 6 RMB per day, and 200 RMB per year A reimbursement ratio of 40% for township health clinics and village clinics; payment limited to 10 RMB per day, and 300 RMB per year A reimbursement ratio of 65% for township health clinics and village clinics; no minimum is required, payment limited to 50 RMB per year per household x number of participants