SPECIFIC SURVEY ON ACCESS TO CARE FOR THE NEEDY
ORGANIZATIONS IN CHARGE OF THE SURVEY
- Drawing up a list of establishments which offer free health services for the needy
- For centersspecifically set up to provide care for the needy: the number of centers and the number of patients treated and these centers' resources and staffing levels and needs in terms of both.
Date of the survey
Scope of the survey
Needy people who do not seek health care through the usual channels, either because they have no health insurance, because they cannot pay the part of the bill not reimbursed, or because, though later reimbursed, they cannot afford to advance the cash.
Shelters, centers, and health care facilities for the needy
- The first stage of the survey was to solicit information from various types of centers for deprived populations (hospitals, shelters, centers for education, training, etc.) in order to draw up a list of all facilities which provide health care for the needy.
- In the second stage, these facilities were surveyed.