Out-of-pocket expenditure and distress financing on institutional delivery in India

Suyash Mishra, Sanjay K. Mohanty
2019 International Journal for Equity in Health  
Despite large investment in central and state sponsored schemes for maternal care, out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) and catastrophic health spending (CHS) on institutional delivery remain high over time, across states and across socio-economic groups. Though many studies have examined the OOPE and CHS, few studies have examined the nature and extent of distress financing on institutional delivery in India.
doi:10.1186/s12939-019-1001-7 pmid:31238928 pmcid:PMC6593606 fatcat:hp2ushosazat7l567573weri6u