Cost and Financial Impact of Expanding the Civil Insurance Program to Vulnerable Jordanian & Syrian

Health Care Cost Study at Ministry of Health and the Cost and Financial Impact of Expanding the Civil Insurance Program to Vulnerable Jordanians and Syrian Refugees

Highlights

  • The average unit costs of services at MOH facilities in 2016 JD were JD 383.80 per admission, JD 122.98 per bed day, JD 39.35 per hospital outpatient visit, JD 8.24 per health center visit, and JD 16.403 per average ambulatory visit (combining hospital and health center).
  • The analysis of survey data found that out of Jordan’s resident population of 6,613,587 persons, 4.94% or a total of 326,082 are vulnerable Jordanians. The more thorough option is the MOH-plus-referral plan, which is similar to the current CIP for civil servants.
  • For Syrian refugees, our projected ambulatory visits for insured Syrians were 2.45 annual visits at a cost of JD 16.40 per visit for a total of JD 40.27 for inpatient services; the projected annual bed nights were 2.76 at a cost of JD 122.98 per night for a total of JD 339.85.

 

Cost and financial impact
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UNICEF
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