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of Health Systems.
Health Protection Plans for India - A Health Insurance
Government of India (GOI), Ministry of Health and Family
Welfare, Department of Family Welfare commissioned the
IHS to develop a Family Welfare Linked Health Insurance
Policy. In the course of developing the policy and
reviewing health insurance literature from various
countries, we realized that developing a health
insurance policy limited to acceptors of permanent
family planning methods (sterilization) may not be
ideal. Hence the policy is developed as a "
Community Health Insurance based Family Protection
Plan" (CHIFHP), which is open for all individuals