Public private partnership as a tool to increase access to maternity services: A case study of chiranjeevi scheme in gujarat, India
The goal to share the pool of complicated deliveries between government and private run providers through capitation payment system has been challenged by the risk selection which has shifted the burden of complicated deliveries on the public health infrastructure. There is limited information available on quality. In conclusion, different finance strategies adopted by the government may lead to increase in access; however, good governance and monitoring of the payment system along with focus on outcomes are critical for efficient implementation and scaling up the model at national and international level.
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Provision of health care to the public
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related public policy
Demonstrate increase in access to services through private sector involvement and the importance of governance and monitoring for effective implementation of a program.
Keyword(s): Access and Services, Policy/Policy Development
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Any relevant financial relationships? No
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