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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-53

Brief Introduction of Medical Insurance System in China


Nursing Department, Hunan Cancer Hospital, The Affiliated Cancer Hospital of Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China

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Yong-Yi Chen
283 Tongzipo Road, Yuelu District, Changsha, 410013, Hunan
P.R. China
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DOI: 10.4103/2347-5625.178172

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China has one of the largest numbers of cancer patients. The huge expenses of medical care for cancer patients has brought heavy economic burden to the family. This paper briefly introduces the tumor medical insurance situation in China from the construction and composition of China's medical security system, the access of cancer patients to get health insurance, the challenges and developmental trend of China's medical security system, and two case studies that highlight different financial situations.


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