Modicare: A revolutionary step or a 'giant leap backwards'?*

Oct 18th 2018, Rohit Azad and Subhanil Chowdhury

A comparison between Modi Government's Ayushman Bharat Programme and Obamacare in terms of coverage and budgetary allocation shows that the prior does not come close to Obamacare, especially with regard to effective coverage. The question of whether insurance-based healthcare system is better than public provisioning of healthcare stands at the heart of an analysis of the scheme in India.
* This article was originally published in The Hindu on October 16, 2018.

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