PPP prescribed to increase broader health coverage

In addressing core infrastructure and resource issues, he has proposed feasibility gap funds to encourage and expand coverage, primarily in Tier II and III cities, through medical colleges attached to district hospitals through public-private partnerships ( PPP).

The prices of medical devices are expected to increase marginally, as a 5% decrease in the import of medical devices will be used to finance vital health infrastructure, mainly in the 112 aspirational districts that currently lack Ayushman Bharat affiliated hospitals.

The industry of more than $ 5 billion depends heavily on imports.

The FM announced a disbursement of Rs 69,233 crore for the health sector (including health research and AYUSH), just over 4.2% of Rs 66,416 crore provided in the revised 2019-20 estimate.

Live plus El desembolso total incluye Rs 6.400 millones de rupias para Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, promocionado como el plan de seguro de salud estatal plus grande del mundo. El gobierno planea continuar expandiendo el alcance del esquema para proporcionar medicamentos de calidad a precios asequibles.

Currently, around 16,000 hospitals are connected under Ayushman Bharat, of which about 50% are private sector hospitals. To overcome the shortage of doctors, specialists and other medical professionals, the Budget also proposes to design a special bridge course. “There is a great demand for teachers, nurses, paramedical personnel abroad. I propose that a special bridge course be designed. Large hospitals will offer DNB/SNB courses to increase medical specialists, he said.

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