China

Chinese internet companies take the lead in affordable health insurance for working class and poor

Government-provided health insurance in China only partially covers medical expenses to people when they get sick, and private health insurance companies mainly cater to the wealthy or middle class. That’s left hundreds of millions of working class and poor people unable to afford health insurance. But some Chinese internet companies have stepped in to address the gap with online mutual aid platforms that are becoming increasingly popular.

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