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Free Treatment in the Private Sector: Myth or Reality? A Pilot Study of Private Hospitals in Delhi - A Report

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    The pilot study is situated within the framework of understanding the functioning of the private sector in regards to policy and access to health care for the poor. It attempts to understand and explore the legal provision of free treatment for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in the context of subsidies provided to the private hospitals by the State Government. his pilot study has focused on documenting the perspectives of providers of health care and their analyses. This needs to be further consolidated and complemented with experiences of patients to understand the ground realities vis-a-vis access to free treatment in designated private hospitals.

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:4721.

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    Date of creation: Jan 2012
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    Keywords: hospitals; Private hospitals; Delhi; subsidies; health care providers perspectives; patients perspectives; free medical care;

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