Reforming provider payments, price setting for Ayushman Bharat

Despite best efforts, cost disparities among similar procedures can likely occur due to different hospital characteristics

RS Sharma

R S Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority

RS Sharma
With the advent of health care transformation within the mainstream medical fraternity, the scope for innovation, rectification and revision of age-old concepts has found a new bearing in India. Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), India’s flagship health insurance scheme, has trail blazed this perceptible change into a movement for providing egalitarian resources for accessing quality health care by all. It has also pushed the envelope for activating necessary digital literacy among the beneficiaries and the health care stakeholders alike.

An important building block of the health system striving to achieve universal health coverage is the way it

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First Published: Apr 26 2022 | 9:59 PM IST

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