Dvara Analysis Weblog | Managed Competitors in Colombia


Aarushi Gupta
Anjali Nambiar


Colombia’s healthcare area, like many different sectors within the nation, was fully overhauled as a part of the nation’s sweeping reforms that adopted the adoption of a brand new Structure in 1991. The reforms launched a compulsory social medical health insurance system, with lots of its options designed consistent with the theoretical rules of managed competitors. The reforms, geared toward revamping and regulating the hitherto fragmented medical health insurance sector, concomitantly launched a two-tier system — one for the formally employed and one other for the low-income, casual sector workforce — with the broader goal of reaching common medical health insurance. Virtually three many years later, the decision, on the influence of the reforms, varies throughout the system’s stakeholders and due to this fact, stays ambiguous. Whereas the reforms granted a constitutional proper to healthcare, common entry in apply is but to be achieved. Admittedly, the jury continues to be out on the optimality of the reform strategy Colombia undertook, signalling the vital classes its case holds for creating international locations like India. The embedment of managed competitors rules in an surroundings characterised by low-state presence and weak rule of legislation makes Colombia an attention-grabbing setting to analyse, holding worthwhile classes for policymakers searching for to undertake related approaches in comparable jurisdictions.

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Gupta, A., & Nambiar, A. (2022). Managed Competitors in Colombia. Retrieved from Dvara Analysis.


Gupta, Aarushi and Anjali Nambiar. “Managed Competitors in Colombia.” 2022. Dvara Analysis.


Gupta, Aarushi, and Anjali Nambiar. 2022. “Managed Competitors in Colombia.” Dvara Analysis.