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In India Health Policy For NRIs Is Compulsory

Health policy in India is at the crossroads with the government rolling out the biggest publicly fund healthcare plan; in the world and clamping down on prices of medical devices, even as global investments are pouring into tertiary care. Quite often, people travel abroad for jobs or business and plan to reside there for a…

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Health Insurance Emerge As The Largest Segment In Insurance Segment

“In the general insurance space, it is expect that the share of accident and insurance; will rise from 30 % currently to 39 % in the next five years. However, this growth means that accident and health will have a larger share and overtake motor insurance; which currently accounts for the largest component in general…

MobiKwik To Promote Bite Sized Group Health Insurance

MobiKwik To Promote Bite Sized Group Health Insurance

Health insurance is an insurance; that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses; spreading the risk over a large number of persons. In keeping with this emerging trend; Max Bupa in association with MobiKwik will offer a slew of innovative offerings; including a cancer cover at nominal…

Health Insurance Plans For Smokers And Non-Smokers

Health Insurance Plans For Smokers And Non-Smokers

Health insurance companies define a smoker as a person who uses nicotine in any form. Insurers insist on medical tests to detect regular smokers and determine the premiums for coverage. Traces of nicotine can be detecting in your blood, urine, hair, and saliva. The length of time nicotine stays in your system depending on how…

Increase In Healthcare Budget Spending

Increase In Healthcare Budget Spending

The last five years were marrying with a number of health disasters in the country; ranging from the sterilisation deaths in Chhattisgarh to the child deaths in a Gorakhpur hospital in 2017. Although there was no major immediate response; healthcare was one of the major issues around which the BJP campaigning during the run up…

Divergence In Economic Prosperity And Social Development

Divergence In Economic Prosperity And Social Development

While researchers pointing to sharp divergence in economic prosperity and social development; But it has been editing by former Chairperson of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices T Haque and former Dean of the School of Social Sciences D Narasimha Reddy; and publishing on behalf of the Council for Social Development (CSD) by the…

National Health Policy Vision Spelt Out In 2017

National Health Policy Vision Spelt Out In 2017

The vision spelt out in the National Health Policy of 2017 must be translating into synergistic actions across various components and levels of the health system; The promise of universal health coverage, offered by Ayushman Bharat, must be delivering through increasing resources and redesign as needing. The second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government…

Responce Of Democratic Candidates To Health Care Policy

Responce Of Democratic Candidates To Health Care Policy

All the 23 candidates of Democratic presidential for their views on the best ways to improve the health care system; study receiving responses from 19 of them; When the 2020 Democrats were asking the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the fieling was revealing; Here are full responses from 19…

Health Insurance Premium In The Upcoming Budget

Health Insurance Premium In The Upcoming Budget

By the union budget 2019 India has giving a fresh look at the health insurance; industry paving way for lower cost in terms of premium paid towards medical insurance; and giving incentives in terms of higher deductions from total income in order to boost the sector. But by the the tax benefit under section 80D…

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Absence Of A Holistic View On The National Health Policy Of India

India; Health insurance in India is a growing segment of India’s economy. The Indian health system is one of the largest in the world; with the number of people it concerns: nearly 1.3 billion potential beneficiaries. The health industry in India has rapidly become one of the most important sectors; but in the country in…

Poor nutrition

Maternal Spot Feeding Program In India Due to Poor nutrition

Poor nutritional status of a woman before and during pregnancy is a major cause of fetal stunting. In India, stunting affects approximately 47 million (38%) children younger than 5 years. An estimate 5 million Indian children (19%) are born with low birth weight; but approximately 4.4 million of whom are born small for gestational age.…

All Indians Under The Ayushman Bharat Plan

All Indians Under The Ayushman Bharat Plan

The central government run schemes such as Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY); Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS); Employees State Insurance (ESI); Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) and the railways health scheme are likely to be merged under the Ayushman Bharat by the end of this year; a senior official from the Ministry of Health and…