Framework Law in Universal Health Assurance in Peru: analysis of benefits and systematic process from conception to its enactment

Authors

  • Luis Wilson Congresista, Comisión de Salud, familia y Personas con Discapacidad, Congreso de la República. Lima, Perú. Médico salubrista.
  • Aníbal Velásquez Asesor, Comisión de Salud, familia y Personas con Discapacidad, Congreso de la República. Lima, Perú. Jefe, Instituto Nacional de Salud. Lima, Perú. Médico epidemiólogo.
  • Carlos Ponce Asesor, Comisión de Salud, familia y Personas con Discapacidad, Congreso de la República. Lima, Perú. Abogado.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17843/rpmesp.2009.262.1361

Keywords:

Health systems, Universal access to health care services, Health public policy, Policy making, Peru

Abstract

The framework Law on universal Health Insurance promulgated in April 2009, establishes a regulatory support to ensure the full and progressive right of every Peruvian social security health. This article reviews how health systems were, coverage and insurance plans in Peru before the enactment of this Act. An account of the actions that made possible through consensus to be built by law, analyzes the various proposals prior to this, finally, assesses its implementation will bring benefits to both citizens and for the system health.

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Published

2009-06-30

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Section

Symposium

How to Cite

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Wilson L, Velásquez A, Ponce C. Framework Law in Universal Health Assurance in Peru: analysis of benefits and systematic process from conception to its enactment. Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica [Internet]. 2009 Jun. 30 [cited 2024 Apr. 24];26(2). Available from: https://rpmesp.ins.gob.pe/index.php/rpmesp/article/view/1361

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