The Provider Payment Mechanisms Podcast

The Provider Payment Mechanisms Podcast
The PPM Podcast: The Who, What and How for Paying for Health Services to Achieve UHC. This podcast is part of the Joint Learning Network Provider Payment Mechanism Technical Initiative. Find out more at

4. Costing
Sep 23, 2019 • 23 min
Finally, the miniseries concludes with an episode on costing of health services. Experiences from Lebanon, Egypt and the Philippines provide insights into how costing can be carried out in a variety of different contexts. Insights from Dr. Rawan Hammoud…
3. Health Benefit Package
Sep 23, 2019 • 25 min
Dr. Kenneth Munge shares the process Kenya undertook to develop a health benefits package—defining what services would be included and excluded for the push towards UHC. This episode details the process of developing the package, including the stakeholder…
2. Provider Payment Mechanisms
Sep 23, 2019 • 29 min
This episode takes a deep dive into Ghana’s experience managing the escalating costs of the National Health Insurance Scheme, while creating incentives for quality and responsiveness to patients, through provider payment reform. Sister Eugenia Amporfu…
1. Introduction to the PPM Podcast: What is Joint Learning?
Sep 23, 2019 • 20 min
The miniseries kicks off with a discussion of the joint learning model, with expert inputs from Kenya, Argentina, and Nigeria, on the role the JLN has played in their journey towards universal health coverage (UHC). Dr. Isabel Maina from Kenya explains…