Now, a right to health to be Congress trump card
With its back to the wall, the Congress is pitching for what it hopes could be a game-changer in the Lok Sabha polls: Universal health coverage or, simply put, the right to health.
Industry pushes for hybrid insurance model to achieve universal health coverage
A report released by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) on Monday recommended that a model which allows public sector to deliver services like antenatal care and immunization and private insurance to cater to emergency and curative services will be effective in implementation of universal health coverage.
Universal Health Coverage in Emerging Economies: Panel 1: Building a Coverage System (Center for Strategic & International Studies)
With the aim of incorporating a comprehensive plan for health in India the Planning Commission of India, under approval by the Prime Minister, constituted the High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in October 2010. Themandate was to develop a framework for providing easily accessible and affordable health care to all Indians and suggesting a 10-year strategy going forward. With technical support from the PHFI secretariat, the review process of the HLEG consisted of situational analyses...
Pay-For-Performance Incentives In Low- And Middle-Income Country Health Programs
This chapter surveys experience with performance pay in developing country health programs. It focuses on four key conceptual issues:
(1) What to reward,
(2) Who to reward,
(3) How to reward, and
(4) What unintended consequences might performance incentives create.