Public health

Health care hoax

Print edition : March 02, 2018

A view of the general ward of Swaroop Rani Medical College Hospital, Allahabad. Photo: RAJESH KUMAR SINGH/AP

While increased spending on health care is essential, the new health insurance scheme announced in the Union Budget with the grandiose plan of universal coverage fails to take into account the mixed experiences with similar schemes envisaged in the past.
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