Guest post: Healthcare payments in India – A $60b new frontier

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In the past decade, health spend per capita in India has tripled, while the overall share of health funded by the government has only increased by 4%. To frame in the Indian healthcare payments problem, this means that in a country of 1.3 billion people, more Indians are left footing heftier medical bills.  With commercial insurance penetration hovering at a mere 2-3%, those bills are predominantly paid out-of-pocket. 

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