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Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra

Dr. Neha Ahire*, Dr. Parag Rishipathak.

Abstract
Introduction
India’s National Health Policy 2018 (NHP-2018) has its goal fully aligned with the concept of Universal health coverage. The Ayushman Bharat Program announced in the Union budget 2018–19 of the Government of India, aims to carry NHP-2018 proposals forward. Along with Ayushman Bharat there are other state run health insurance schemes as well which are catering to the needs of the people. Government sponsored health insurance schemes have received an unprecedented public, political and media attention. This article studies the trends in utilization of healthcare services under government sponsored health insurance schemes in select cities of Maharashtra.
Aim & Objectives- To study the trends in the awareness and utilization of inpatient healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health insurance Schemes in Select Cities of Maharashtra namely Pune, Mumbai and Nagpur
Findings – Utilization trends in three select cities of Maharashtra have been studied. The sources of awareness regarding such schemes were hospitals. The study also highlights utilization specialty health care services amongst all age groups in selected cities.
Conclusion – Utilization trends suggest the need of government sponsored health insurance schemes. The schemes have been found to be beneficial for all the age group.
Key words – Government Sponsored health Insurance schemes, Ayushman Bharat, Universal health coverage

Key words: Government Sponsored health Insurance schemes, Ayushman Bharat, Universal health coverage


 
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Ahire DN, Rishipathak DP. Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. J Complement Med Res. 2022; 13(4): 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04


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Ahire DN, Rishipathak DP. Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. https://www.jocmr.com/?mno=27935 [Access: November 03, 2022]. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04


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Ahire DN, Rishipathak DP. Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. J Complement Med Res. 2022; 13(4): 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04



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Ahire DN, Rishipathak DP. Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. J Complement Med Res. (2022), [cited November 03, 2022]; 13(4): 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04



Harvard Style

Ahire, D. N. & Rishipathak, . D. P. (2022) Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. J Complement Med Res, 13 (4), 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04



Turabian Style

Ahire, Dr. Neha, and Dr. Parag Rishipathak. 2022. Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 13 (4), 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04



Chicago Style

Ahire, Dr. Neha, and Dr. Parag Rishipathak. "Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 13 (2022), 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Ahire, Dr. Neha, and Dr. Parag Rishipathak. "Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 13.4 (2022), 15-20. Print. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Ahire, D. N. & Rishipathak, . D. P. (2022) Trends in Awareness and Utilization of Inpatient Healthcare Services under Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes: Insights from Select Cities of Maharashtra. Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 13 (4), 15-20. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2022.13.04.04