Health insurance remains underpenetrated and expensive in the eyes of consumers in India: FICCI-EY Knowledge Paper
Kumar said the insurer's main objective is to achieve the highest level of good health and well-being, through preventive and promotive health care orientation in all developmental policies.
"We are working towards achieving universal access to good quality health care services without anyone having to face financial hardship as a consequence," Kumar said.
A panel discussion was also held during the conference in which speakers suggested that punitive tax must be levied against those who do not take health insurance in the country.
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