The Who, What and How of Paying for Universal Health Coverage
In 2019, the JLN Provider Payment Mechanisms Technical Initiative developed a podcast miniseries as a joint learning modality to create an accessible learning tool that captures country insights and experiences in the voices of implementers. Season One described the core building blocks of strong provider payment – improving benefit packages, costing to improve the design of provider payment, and utilizing provider payment to achieve health system goals.
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In 2003, Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was established using a set of unique earmarked funding sources to help move the country toward Universal Health Coverage. This funding provided a critical source of domestic revenue that allowed Ghana to remove its previous “cash and carry” system and implement one of the best-known public insurance schemes in the region.
Country Pairings: A new collaborative learning modality deepening engagement with country practitioners
In 2020, the JLN Primary Healthcare (PHC) Financing and Payment collaborative pushed the boundaries of traditional webinar group-based learning and tested a more intimate and in-depth collaborative learning modality: country pairings. This modality pairs two or three countries with a specific interest in a topic – one that may not be a widely shared interest across the collaborative – to probe deeper into the implementation experience of the resource country and discuss details that are relevant to their countries. In this blog, we highlight three country pairings and share overarching lessons implementing this modality.