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RSBY: a government initiative that (Gasp!) seems to work

[Editor’s Note: RSBY expands to Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (Hindi for “National Health Insurance Policy”). The brainchild of IAS officer and Director General of Ministry of Labour and Employment,¬†Anil Swarup, the scheme was formally launched in 2008 to provide health insurance coverage for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. I first heard Anil Swarup speak on […]

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Empaneled hospitals in RSBY Network (as of Feb 20, 2012)

State RSBY Hospitals Population Hosp. per Pop (MM) BPL Population Hosp. per BPL Pop (MM) Mizoram 87 10,91,014 79.7 4,03,675.2 215.5 Himachal Pradesh 201 68,56,509 29.3 25,36,908.3 79.2 Chhatisgarh 743 2,55,40,196 29.1 94,49,872.5 78.6 Haryana 672 2,57,53,081 26.1 95,28,640.0 70.5 Meghalaya 73 29,64,007 24.6 10,96,682.6 66.6 Gujarat 1,415 6,03,83,628 23.4 2,23,41,942.4 63.3 Punjab 514 2,77,04,236 […]

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The Complete RSBY Process Flows

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Vaatsalya’s affordable and high quality healthcare formula for smaller towns

[Editor’s Note: On the sidelines of Sankalp 2011, I had the opportunity to briefly meet Dr. Ashwin Naik, Founder & CEO of the Vaatsalya chain of hospitals. I finally caught up with him in person at his Koramangala, Bangalore office last week. This post is based on our conversation, email exchanges and related research.] Dr. […]

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Boiling the social enterprise ocean

[Editor’s Note: Alternate title for this post: What this blog is about (Version 2.0).] Two months into my new gig, my view into the world of social enterprises is getting a little crisper. While it’s still a vast ocean, my method to navigate the waters has become more deterministic. There’s no danger of boiling the […]

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