This collaboration is aimed at working towards better implementation of the government's flagship programme Ayushman Bharat.
The National Health Authority will collaborate with apex healthcare body NATHEALT-Healthcare Federation of India. This collaboration is aimed at working towards better implementation of the government's flagship programme Ayushman Bharat and getting more private hospitals on board.
Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat, said, "This collaboration is part of our practice of mutual learning from the industry to improve design and implementation of PM-JAY. With the well-being of the last mile beneficiary as our focus, we look forward to active and sustained contributions of NATHEALTH towards the improvement of the quality of health care and increasing private investment in health infrastructure in the country."
Dr. Dinesh Arora, Deputy CEO of Ayushman Bharat, stated, "I also encourage all its members to take advantage of this collaboration and consider contributing to Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY by empanelling their hospitals and hence expanding the provider network and quality of care."
Daljit Singh, President, NATHEALTH, added, "We will provide technical experts and inputs, whenever required by the Authority. The exercise of calibrating package rates and the development of standard treatment protocols is expected to begin soon and is a very important step towards a meaningful and sustainable collaboration."