'Innovative healthcare funding needed'

'Innovative healthcare funding needed'

In order to bridge the huge infrastructure gap, India will need more participation from the private sector and for these conventional modes of healthcare funding will need to be aided by innovative modes funding to improve healthcare investments in India, a NatHealth-PwC Report has revealed.

The report — on ‘Funding Indian healthcare; Catalyzing the next wave of growth’ — recommends four scaling innovative modes which should be introduced for funding Indian healthcare.

These include pension funds, investment route through PPP, long-term debt.