GURUGRAM: The door-to-door verification of people eligible for Ayushman Bharat Scheme or Modicare, a health protection programme, started in the urban areas of the city on Monday.

The objective of this research is to generate new evidence on financial implications of medicines out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for households. Another objective is to investigate which disease conditions contributed to a significant proportion of households’ financial burden.

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Countries rely on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending to different degrees and employ varying techniques. The article examines trends in OOP spending in ten high-income countries since 2000, and analyzes their relationship to self-assessed barriers to accessing health care services. The countries are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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A total of 5.38 lakh families of Uttarakhand will be able to avail health cover under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana, the memorandum of which has been signed by the Uttarakhand government.

The New India Assurance Company may increase premiums in group health insurance in order to reduce its loss ratios in this segment, said G Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on April inaugurated the first 'Health and Wellness Centre' under Ayushman Bharat in Chhattisgarh's district on the occasion of Ambedkar jayanti.

Health insurance claims in Rajasthan under the government’s Bhamashah Swashthya Bima Yojana have shot up dramatically, from Rs 7.5 crore in the first week — the current scheme began on December 13,

Aizawl: The Mizoram government has sounded a swine fever and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) alert.

The Union Health Ministry has urged states to adopt the Clinical Establishment Act, which aims to streamline healthcare services in India, stating they are the "most important partners" in rolling

Road traffic fatalities constitute 16.6% of all deaths, making this the sixth leading cause of death in India, and a major contributor to socio-economic losses, the disability burden, and hospitalisation. An attempt to measure catastrophic levels of health expenditure on accidental injuries, road traffic accidents, and falls, finds that the burden of out-of-pocket expenditure is the highest for such injuries. The financial burden is particularly high for poorer households in rural areas, and those seeking treatment at private health facilities with no health insurance.

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