A tale of two hospitals in two countries: How an emergency revealed broken state of Indian healthcare
In a broken system, hospitals don’t trust insurance companies to pay bills; insurance companies don’t trust hospitals not to inflate charges; and the hospitals, insurers and patients all know that going to the courts with a claim means endless years of litigation, from which lawyers will be the only ones to profit.
Independence Day speech: Narendra Modi announces Rs 5 lakh healthcare scheme, manned mission to space by 2022
On the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation for the last time in his current term. In his speech, Modi lauded the NDA government for its commitment to the development that has marked a space for India.
Story behind Modi-care: Plan initiated by PM in Jan 2016, took two years in making; not knee-jerk poll sop
The process to implement 'Modi-Care' had begun two years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a presentation in his South Block office to 11 senior bureaucrats drawn from different ministries
Budget 2018: Jaitley's 'Modicare' health scheme music to the ears of 50 crore Indians, but it's too good to be real
Given there isn't a clear implementation plan, & looking at past performances of similar plans, Arun Jaitley's healthcare scheme seems too good to be real.
In India, 71 percent of all healthcare expenses continue to be out of pocket