Enhance Healthcare Infrastructure, Achieve Universal Health Coverage, $5 Trillion Economy: NATHEALTH

December 14, 2022by admin

NATHEALTH, Healthcare Federation of India has submitted a comprehensive set of recommendations to the Government for the Union Budget 2023-24, with the prime objective of addressing the current barriers for the private healthcare sector.

Short-term and long-term recommendations highlight the need for ease of doing business, uniform adoption of digital health, capacity building of healthcare workers and expanding insurance coverage.

The recommendations cover strengthening healthcare infrastructure across tier 2 and 3 geographies, investing in emergency healthcare delivery services and expanding testing infrastructure in the hinterland by accelerating capex spends, as per the statement it issued.

As the government is considering several measures for overall recovery of the economy, making India the medical tourism hub and in view of India’s G20 Presidency, NATHEALTH advocates for building comprehensive healthcare models, leveraging technology to improve access to healthcare services and enabling easy access to capital at lower rates to strengthen the Indian healthcare ecosystem, it added.

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