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Govt to pay 50% premium for auto & taxi drivers under RSBY

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Year in and year out RSBY is marching up the hill, or pyramid. Now that RSBY is being extend to people in the next quintile, it is time to move up to IT workers. The real question is when will the world accept that you have to have a balance between supply side and demand…

Coming soon: RSBY for all in India

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It is great to see that the new Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is starting to be an advocate of RSBY. RSBY currently covers 37 million families within India with a fully portable, biometric linked health insurance smart card that covers up to a family of 5 with hospitalization coverage and so much more. The program…

Mapping Uninsured Americans in Southern California

Providing affordable health care has been a hot-button political issue for decades. Many Americans could not afford costs for regular checkups and other preventive health options because they didn’t have health insurance. The lack of insurance became increasingly critical as uninsured patients jammed emergency rooms and clinics. These facilities absorbed the extra cost of treatment,…

Innovation in the BRICS and homegrown models for rural healthcare

A great analysis of the innovation in health programs that are really disruptive to the status quo. In the midst of growing concerns around the state of rural healthcare, let’s not lose sight of innovative models and best practices, here in South Africa and across the BRICS group of countries. This is according to Dr Unati Nemuhuyuni, head…

National health scheme brings ‘smart’ insurance to India’s poor | Environment | DW.DE | 12.09.2011

I am rather surprised that people still refer to RSBY as a new health insurance system. It is going on its 6 year at this point and touching millions everyday. A new smart card system is providing health insurance for Indians living below the poverty line. Chotew Lal has been laid up in hospital bed in…

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