Budget 2023Budget 2023


  • Tata AIA Life Insurance
  • Hafele
  • Motilal Oswal
Upcoming Event : LeapToUnicorn - mentoring, networking and fundraising for startups. Register now
Budget 2023
Budget 2023

Economic Survey 2021 highlights need for healthcare sector regulator

On the lines of banking and finance industry - that mitigates the information gap through credit rating agencies and credit bureaus, the Economic Survey suggests creating agencies to assess the quality of the healthcare providers – both doctors and hospitals; and patients.

January 29, 2021 / 03:47 PM IST

The Economic Survey 2021 has highlighted the need for a healthcare regulator to undertake regulation and supervision of the sector.

"Given the information asymmetries that make unregulated private enterprise suboptimal in healthcare, a sectoral regulator that undertakes regulation and supervision of the healthcare sector must be seriously considered," Economic Survey said.

Follow live updates on Economic Survey 2021

"This is especially pertinent as regulation has grown in importance as a key lever for governments to affect the quantity, quality, safety and distribution of services in health systems," it added.