Publication: Vouchers for Health : Using Voucher Schemes for Output-Based Aid
This Note examines an innovative, donor-supported voucher scheme to treat and prevent sexually transmitted diseases in Nicaragua. Voucher schemes enable donors to purchase outputs rather than inputs while also offering beneficiaries a choice of provider, a feature that sets them apart from other output-based approaches, such as supply-side subsidies to providers operating under performance-based contracts. Choice creates incentives to lower prices or raise quality (or both).
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“Sandiford, Peter; Gorter, Anna; Salvetto, Micol. 2002. Vouchers for Health : Using Voucher Schemes for Output-Based Aid. Viewpoint. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/11349 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”
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