The Lure of Universal Healthcare ! What India is doing in Healthcare

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In view of burgeoning healthcare needs, most governments aspire to reduce their healthcare expense burden while simultaneously providing basic health coverage to a large section of their citizens. Following the Brazilian healthcare reform in 1990 to the US healthcare reform in 2010, India has taken recent initiatives in balancing affordability and accessibility. The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic is a severe test of the resilience of national health systems across the globe and it would be interesting to know how India is faring in this crisis. A panel of experts will discuss the drivers, methodology, impact and challenges of implementing India’s Universal healthcare scheme that intends to cover 500 million people making it the world’s largest health insurance scheme.
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Senior Fellow, Health Care Management and Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Wharton School
Wharton
Speakers
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CEO Ayushman Bharat & National Health Authority
Government of India
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Chair
Institute for Competitiveness
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Chairperson & Managing Director
Biocon Limited
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Senior Fellow, Health Care Management and Lecturer, Entrepreneurship, Wharton School
Wharton
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Founder & Chairman
Narayana Health