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Submitted by Prashanth on
Interesting. About your comment on promising trends in coverage of In-patient care in India and your reference to RSBY, iniitial assessments show that the coverage is reasonable only in terms of "issue of identity cards for availing the scheme". When it comes to utilisation the story is something else. The scheme is government-run, yet uses the existing poorly built regulatory capacity to manage the insurance companies with obvious results. See for example this newspaper article based on studies by my colleagues: http://www.thehindu.com/health/policy-and-issues/indemnity-in-peril/article4217948.ece