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Table 1 Summary of China’s current health insurance schemes

From: Improving equity in health care financing in China during the progression towards Universal Health Coverage

  UEBMI NRCMS URBMI
Starting year 1998 2003 2007
Target population Urban workers Rural farmers Pre-school children, students, the disabled, the unemployed and elderly people without pensions
Financial contribution
 Government subsidy per person 0 240 yuan in 2012 120–230 yuan in 2012
 Employer contribution 8% of salary 0 0
 Individual contribution 2% of salary 60–65 yuan in 2012 70–160 yuan in 2012
  1. Data source: National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China. China health undertakings statistical bulletin, 1999–2010; National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China. China health statistical yearbook, 2004–2010; Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People’s Republic of China. Labour and social security undertakings statistical bulletin, 1992–2010