International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2020)
Health care delivery system in India and linkages to medical tourism
The health care delivery in India is taken care of by the constituent states and territories in India. The Government of India runs Government hospitals and primary health centers (PHCs) to reach out to the masses. Various schemes of the Government have been initiated by the Government in ensuring health of the masses. Ayushman Bharat is National Health Protection Scheme developed by the government of India. The scheme will cover over 10 crore vulnerable and poor families, roughly 50 crore beneficiaries by providing coverage upto 5 lakh rupees per family per year for tertiary hospitalization and secondary care.
Ayushman Bharat Scheme, alternatively known as National Health Protection Mission will include the on-going centrally sponsored schemes - Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS) and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY). Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission will provide a distinct benefit cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year. The benefits of the scheme are portable all over the country and a beneficiary covered under the scheme will offered cashless benefits from any private/public empanelled hospitals across India.
The present article is a theoretical framework establishing the linkages between the Health Care Delivery System and Medical Tourism in India.
How to cite this article:
Shabarish PS, Dr. Shivashankar KC. Health care delivery system in India and linkages to medical tourism. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(1):04-11.