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Oct 10, 2018
World Mental Health Day 2018: IRDAI must define illness for insurers; lack of clarity, policy is pushing India towards crisisDespite a circular issued in August asking health insurance providers to cover mental health problems with immediate effect, there's not a single policy in the market that covers mental healthcare. In fact, most policies continue to have clauses that exclude diseases like schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s.
Aug 18, 2018
IRDAI asks insurance firms to make provision to cover mental illness with immediate effectIRDAI asks insurance firms to make provision to cover mental illness with immediate effect
Jul 25, 2018
As mental healthcare remains inaccessible to most, narrative therapy provides an inclusive approachNarrative therapy puts the therapist and the client on the same level, which allows the client to know that their choices are respected and that a safe space is available to them
Jul 06, 2018
Mental healthcare in India: Accessibility still a challenge, as minority issues remain unaccounted forThe representation of non-Dalit/Adivasi communities dominates healthcare services in India both on the giving as well on the receiving end
Mar 29, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill to strengthen systems that safeguard fundamental rights of the patientsThe Lok Sabha unanimously passed the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, a legislation that decriminalises suicide and provides for comprehensive mental healthcare and facilities for persons suffering from mental illness.
Mar 27, 2017
Mental Healthcare Bill 2016: Parliament gives its approvalThe Mental Healthcare Bill 2016, which makes provision to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of persons during delivery of mental healthcare and services, secured parliamentary approval on Monday.