Follow the Money: What is Going On in the Healthcare Sector?

Since the mid-1980s, the Government of India has actively encouraged the formal private healthcare sector through direct and indirect concessions and policy measures. Private sector healthcare in India is known to be a heterogeneous mix of informal and formal providers, with the formal providers belonging to either not-for-profit or for-profit categories.

An article by Indira Chakravarthi, Bijoya Roy, Indranil Mukhopadhyay, and Susana Barria looks at how private investment in health has since taken place in India.

How does money move in the private healthcare sector?

 

 

Read the full article published on 11 November in Vol 52, Issue 45, of Economic & Political Weekly.

 

 

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