Performance Of The Okwawuman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme And Impact On The Utilization And Outcome Of Maternal Care Services In Ghana

ABSTRACT Background: The Okwawuman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme (OMHIS) had been operating since 2002. However, performance reviews have reported mainly on deficits/surpluses, coverage rates and effects on health services utilization. Objective: The study seeks to assess the performance of the scheme with respect to the performance ratios and its impact on the utilization of differential components of health services and also on maternal care outcomes including caesarean section, vacuum extraction, stillbirth and maternal mortality. Method: A cross-sectional and time series study design was used to collect both primary and secondary data through self administered questionnaires, structured interview guides and checklists. Secondary data were collected from the District Health Directorates and the District Hospitals spanning a period of eight years: Four years before and after the introduction of the OMHIS. The financial and membership records of the OMHIS were also studied. Primary data were gathered through a cross-sectional community survey, hospital exit interviews and key informant interviews. Logistic regression was employed for the test of associations. Results: The overall combined ratio of the OMHIS for the period under review was

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GYAKOBO, M (2021). Performance Of The Okwawuman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme And Impact On The Utilization And Outcome Of Maternal Care Services In Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/performance-of-the-okwawuman-mutual-health-insurance-scheme-and-impact-on-the-utilization-and-outcome-of-maternal-care-services-in-ghana

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GYAKOBO, MAWULI "Performance Of The Okwawuman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme And Impact On The Utilization And Outcome Of Maternal Care Services In Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/performance-of-the-okwawuman-mutual-health-insurance-scheme-and-impact-on-the-utilization-and-outcome-of-maternal-care-services-in-ghana. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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GYAKOBO, MAWULI . "Performance Of The Okwawuman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme And Impact On The Utilization And Outcome Of Maternal Care Services In Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/performance-of-the-okwawuman-mutual-health-insurance-scheme-and-impact-on-the-utilization-and-outcome-of-maternal-care-services-in-ghana >.

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GYAKOBO, MAWULI . "Performance Of The Okwawuman Mutual Health Insurance Scheme And Impact On The Utilization And Outcome Of Maternal Care Services In Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/performance-of-the-okwawuman-mutual-health-insurance-scheme-and-impact-on-the-utilization-and-outcome-of-maternal-care-services-in-ghana