Q. With reference to “Out-of-pocket expenditure” consider the following statements:
1.It is the money paid directly by households at the point of receiving health care.
2.It mostly occurs when an individual is covered under private health insurance schemes.
Select the correct statement using the code given below:
Statement 1 is correct. Out-of-pocket expenditure is the money paid directly by households at the point of receiving health care.
Statement 2 is incorrect. This occurs when services are neither provided free of cost through a government health facility nor is the individual covered under any public or private insurance or social protection scheme.