Three years after it was introduced by the Union Government, the Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojana (RSBY) is yet to be implemented in Arunachal Pradesh, because a memorandum of agreement has not been signed between the State and the insurance company. Read more
Unnecessary procedures on hapless patients has become a menace not just in private hospitals but is also becoming rampant in government hospitals.
A World Bank report on health insurance commissioned by the health ministry says that new government-sponsored health insurance schemes like the country’s flagship Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojana (RSBY) has found evidence of unnecessary care. Read more