NFHS Says Health Insurance Coverage Up in India but Not Robust Yet

A little over two-fifths, or 41 per cent, of households in India have at least one person covered by a health insurance plan or health scheme, based on the recently released National Family Health Survey-5 (NFHS-5). The fifth edition of the survey, the info of which pertains to 2019-21, shows a substantial improvement in health insurance coverage in the united states despite it remaining definitely not satisfactory.

According to the NFHS-4, just 29 % households had at least one member covered under medical health insurance or health scheme by 2015-16.


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