El virus de inmunodeficiencia humana en Colombia: medición de impacto de la gestión de la cuenta de alto costo (2009-2018) Thesis

short description

  • Master's thesis

Thesis author

  • Polo Alvis, Sebastian

external tutor

  • Mantilla, Cesar
  • Olaya Flórez, Sandra Ximena
  • Rodríguez Lesmes, Paul Andres


  • The main objective of this research is to estimate the impact of the management of the Cuenta de Alto Costo (CAC) on the HIV death rate at the departmental level in Colombia, between 2009 and 2018. From the application of a difference-in-differences model, estimated with a fixed effects panel data, is intended to identify the great importance of the methodological definition of various variables as possible verification exercises on their functionality and influence as predictors within an econometric model versus to a disease behavior treatment initiative. The reader is expected to associate various contextual, legal and statistical elements that focus on the econometric reading of the management of this entity on the evolution of this disease.

publication date

  • February 17, 2021 4:09 PM


  • CAC (The High Cost Account: Colombian Fund for High Cost Diseases)
  • Difference-in-Difference Study (DID) for the assessment of ACC in the treatment of HIV / AIDS
  • Econometric measurement of impact on health
  • General System of Social Security in Health of Colombia
  • Impact of CAC on the mortality rate

Document Id

  • 3538480f-093c-4df0-bf2b-f56fdfb44926