National Health Protection Scheme and what it means for doctors and hospitals

M3 India Newsdesk Apr 11, 2018

Indian doctors have heartily welcomed The National Health Protection Scheme while politicians have lauded it as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme. This merits two questions: What is in store for hospitals? And, is India ready for NHPS?

According to Indian Medical Association, there are approximately 1 lakh mid-size hospitals in India and many hospitals are under-utilised. With this scheme, there is a possibility for them to get patients and vice versa.


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