Current Status, Problems and Optimization Suggestions of Financing Mechanism for Urban and Rural Residents' Health Insurance in China


  • Ling Li
  • Yongfa Chen



Financing mechanism, health insurance, urban and rural residents.


The financing mechanism for urban and rural residents' health insurance has continued to develop, with the financing method further refined on the basis of quota financing, the financing level raised year by year in line with individual contributions and financial subsidies, and the financing responsibility shared by the government and gradually strengthened in terms of individual responsibility. However, the current financing mechanism for urban and rural residents' health insurance is faced with the dilemmas of irrational financing method, insufficient financing level, and unbalanced financing responsibility. In light of this situation, it is recommended that the fixed-ratio financing reform be promoted step by step, that a sound mechanism be established for scientifically determining the financing level, that the sense of individual responsibility be strengthened and the financing responsibility be gradually equalized.


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How to Cite

Li, L., & Chen, Y. (2024). Current Status, Problems and Optimization Suggestions of Financing Mechanism for Urban and Rural Residents’ Health Insurance in China. Frontiers in Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(6), 1-10.

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