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Ayushman Bharat Scheme Needs To Focus On Bigger Operational Aspects

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With Ayushman Bharat having its key objectives aimed at elevating India's overall healthcare system, a ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint report has highlighted the urgent need to focus on bigger operational aspects such as provisioning of quality and standardized care, driving quality accreditation, emphasizing on learning and capacity development, leveraging analytics and technology and imbibing learnings from across the globe to make the scheme more effective and successful. The joint report titled, 'Ayushman Bharat Programme - A big leap towards Universal Health Coverage in India,' was released today by Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey at ASSOCHAM's Ayushman Bharat Conclave.

The purpose of this whitepaper is to find ways to leverage partnerships between the government and private sector as both are important stakeholders contributing towards rapid and effective implementation of the scheme. The report also provides insights into challenges being faced during implementation of the scheme and suggests additional interventions that can be incorporated to accelerate India's journey towards universal health coverage.

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First Published: Wed, December 04 2019. 16:21 IST