Health insurance is often overlooked, yet it plays a pivotal role in personal finance. It is the protective shield that guards against unforeseen health crises and their potential financial burdens. In India, where access to healthcare services is often challenging for many, health insurance has emerged as a crucial player. This post delves into the role of health insurance in healthcare access, its importance in personal finance, and how it is gradually shaping the Indian healthcare landscape.
Mrunal Pandit, FIII, takes a look at health insurance in India for COVID-19 or Coronavirus. This is the first article in a four part series about Coronavirus and Health Insurance in India.
In this post, Mrunal Pandit refers to her post on LInked on the role of insurance companies for affordable healthcare.
Mrunal Pandit has posted the extract from a LinkedIn post on the topic of Universal Health Coverage and the role of Insurance Companies in India. She highlights the Government fo India schemes such as Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojana and Pradham Mantri Suraksha Bima.
Ayushman Bharat is India’s Ambitious Affordable, Universal Healthcare Program that was announced in the 2018 Budget speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley . I thought of sharing my views on this scheme, based on my experience with a similar program (Rashtriya Swasth Bima Yojana or RSBY).