Important Points for IC 27 - Health Insurance Exam

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  • Health Insurance is a way to distribte the financial risk associated with the variation of individuals health care expenditures by pooling costs over time and over people.
  • Moral Hazard is mainly related to the insured and sometimes also to the healthcare providers. There are mainly two types of moral hazards: Demand side moral hazard and Supply side moral hazard.
  • Demand side moral hazard: It works at insureds end. A consumer with a health insurance will make use of and accept more health services than he would have otherwise taken without any health insurance.
  • Supply side moral hazard: It works at the end of Health providers. They start suggesting and providing more health services as well to more expensive treatment to the person having health insurance.

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