Budget 2017 wishlist: Expectations from the healthcare sector

Sector size: $110 bn (2016)

Employment figure: 4.2 mn (2016) (Source PIB.nic.in)

Contribution to GDP: 4.7% of GDP is spent on healthcare

(Source World Bank.org)

Key issues or areas of concern India budget news for each sector

Need for introducing universal health care coverage with due weightage to quality of care delivered Growing burden of non-communicable disease

Sector demands

Viable reimbursement models for the private sector Ensure GST is not applicable to health care services

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Budget 2017 wishlist: Expectations from the healthcare sector

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