Jen-Huoy Tsay
Job Title Associate Professor
Name Jen-Huoy Tsay
Office Tel No. 02-3366-1249
Research Expertise Social Policy Analysis, Health Policy
Teaching Field Social Policy Analysis, Health Policy
Education Ph. D., Columbia University
Jen-Huoy Tsay is a professor in the Department of Social Work at National Taiwan University; she obtained her doctoral degree from Columbia University.
Her research interests include the equity issues in health care utilization and the financing of health care. Her research projects in recent years include the (1) Medical Subsidy Program for the Near Poor Children (2) The integration of subsidy programs of the School Trust Land Fund in Taiwan.
Her most recent publication is (1)The Effect of Taiwan’s NHI Premium Subsidy for the Near Poor Children on Health Care Utilization, (2) The factors associated with the enrollment of the Children’s Medical Subsidy program in Taipei.
She teaches courses on Introduction to Social Welfare, Social Welfare Policy Analysis, and Seminar on Equity and Health Care.

Year Paper Title
2011 Huang, N., Y.J. Chou, L.S. Chen, C.H. Lee, P.J. Wang, & J.H. Tsay, Utilization of western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine services by physicians and their relatives: the role of training background, Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
2010 Liu, T.L., J.H. Tsay, Y.J. Chou, & N. Huang, Comparison of the perforation rate for acute appendicitis between nationals and migrants in Taiwan, 1996-2001, Public Health
2010 蔡貞慧,林美雀, 健保欠費、中斷與2003年健保特赦條款, 台大社會工作學刊, pp115-152
2010 蔡貞慧,高豐渝, 我國健康照護財務負擔的公平性:1995-2006,社會政策與社會工作學刊, 社會政策與社會工作學刊, 1, pp81-117
2009 Chen, L. S., Y. J. Chou, J.H. Tsay, C. H. Lee, P. Chou, & N. Huang, Variation in the cervical cancer screening compliance among women with disability, Journal of Medical Screening, 2, pp85-90
2007 Chen, L.S., N. Huang, J.H. Tsay, P.J. Wang, Y.J. Chou, P. Chou, & C.H. Lee, Screening for Cervical Cancer among Female Physicians and Their Relatives in Taiwan: A Population-Based Comparative Study, Preventive Medicine, 6, pp531-535
2007 Tsay. J. H., C.H. Lee, Y. J. Hsu, P. J. Wang, Y. M. Bai, Y. J. Chou, & N. Huang, Disparities in appendicitis rupture rate among mentally ill patients, BMC Public Health, pp331-0
2005 蔡貞慧,張鴻仁,王本仁, 2002年調整保費及部分負擔對全民健康保險財務公平性之影響, 人文及社會科學集刊, 1, pp1-31
2004 蔡貞慧, 我國全民健康保險的所得重分配效果,1995-2000, 社會政策與社會工作學刊, 1, pp221-250
2003 Chou, Y.J., N. Huang, C.H. Lee, S.L. Tsai, J.H. Tsay, L.S. Chen, P. Chou, Suicides after the 1999 Taiwan earthquake, International Journal of Epidemiology, 6, pp1007-1014
2003 Tsay, Jen-Huoy, Household composition and inequality in health care financing in Taiwan, 1995-2000, Taiwan Economic Review, 4, pp483-505
2002 蔡貞慧,周穎政, 臺灣全民健康保險的醫療支出重分配效果,1995-2000, 臺灣公共衛生雜誌, 5, pp373-379
Year Paper Title
2015 Jen-Huoy Tsay , Feng-Yu Kao , & Shu-Chi Cheng, The distributional effects of supplementary premium schemes under the National Health Insurance system in Taiwan, International Conference on Taiwan’s National Health Insurance and Social Welfare, Taiwan
2014 謝文中、蔡貞慧、曾頌惠, 6%-8%的弔詭:台灣發展遲緩兒童盛行率之再思考, 台灣社會福利學會年會暨國際學術研討會, Taiwan
2014 蔡貞慧, 評估中低收入兒少健保費補助成效之探討, 健保資料結合兒少社福及健康領域應用研討會, Taiwan
2013 Tsay, J. H., Kao, F. Y., The effect of Taiwan’s NHI premium subsidy for the near poor children on health care utilization, 9th conference of the International Health Economics Association, Australia
2011 Jen-Huoy Tsay, Equity in Taiwan’s NHI Premium Structure Reform in 2011, 8th conference of the International Health Economics Association, Canada
2009 Liu, T. L., J. H. Tsay, Y. J. Chou, & N. Huang, Comparison of perforation rate among native Taiwanese and migrants/immigrants with acute appendicitis in Taiwan, 1996-2001, The 7th conference of the International Health Economics Association, China
2009 Tsay, J. H., & F. Y. Kao, Inequality in health care financing in Taiwan, 1995-2006, The 7th conference of the International Health Economics Association, China
2007 Tsay, J.H., Y.J. Chou & N. Huang, The Equity and Adequacy of Co-payment Exemption Policy for Catastrophic Illness under Taiwan’s National Health Insurance, The 6th conference of the International Health Economics Association, Denmark
2002 Tsay, J.H., Y.J. Chou, Economies of scale, household size, and inequality in health care finance in Taiwan, 1995-2000, International Conference on Allocation of Social and Family Resources in Changing Societies, Taiwan
2001 Tsay, Jen-Huoy, Risk reduction, Income Redistribution and the Financing of National Health Insurance, International Health Economics Association, Third International Conference, United Kingdom
2000 蔡貞慧,周穎政, 父母所得對子女接受高等教育機會之影響, 中央研究院中山人文社會科學研究所第三屆「家庭與社會資源分配」學術研討會, Taiwan
1999 蔡貞慧, 我國全民健保保費負擔之水平分配的公平性, 中華民國社會福利學會「家庭、社會政策及其財務策略」國際學術研討會, Taiwan
1999 蔡貞慧, 我國全民健保財務設計之區域分配效果, 中興大學經濟學系「第四屆經濟發展學術研討會」, Taiwan
1998 蔡貞慧, 我國全民健保的財務設計對較低所得不確定性及對所得重分配的效果, 中央研究院中山人文社會科學研究所第二屆「家庭與社會資源分配」學術研討會, Taiwan