It's too early to say which model is the best. One also cannot be dogmatic. The first two years will bring to fore the pitfalls and good aspects of a model.
Getting state governments to buy into Modicare and execute it by August, 2018, will be a huge challenge, especially in a big election year.
West Bengal becomes first state to opt out of 'Modicare'; Mamata Banerjee says state already provides free healthcare
West Bengal has become the first state in the country to opt out of 'Modicare', the central government's ambitious healthcare insurance plan, that was announced in the Union Budget earlier this month
Narendra Modi is hitting all the right notes during his ongoing West Asia tour
Fiscal slippage of 0.3% is 'statistical' in character, confident of returning to target, says Arun Jaitley
The 0.3 percent slippage in the fiscal deficit is on account of Rs 36,000 crore revenue shortfall for GST in March
Union Budget 2018: Modi govt took the right decision by restricting defence spending and focusing on healthcare
The Union Budget presented on 1 February had some fascinating and unexpected aspects.
Narendra Modi's 2018 Budget seems torn between laying framework for 'new India', extinguishing fires of the old
The Union Budget 2018 seems to be a document torn between twin impulses: laying the framework for a 'new India' and extinguishing the fires of the old.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world's biggest health cover plan announced in the Budget will be cashless and not a reimbursement scheme, and promised more funds if required depending on the rollout later next financial year.
Budget 2018: Narendra Modi's ambitious health insurance plan will require Rs 11,000 cr in funding each year
The government has estimated the premium for insuring each family would be about Rs 1,100 ($17.15), said the government official
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.
Arun Jaitley could have been more generous to small employees (salary income not exceeding Rs 10 lakh) by allowing a generous standard deduction