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Innovative Models of Healthcare Financing for a Healthier India –
New Delhi

Date: April 22nd, 2015
Location: Willow, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Time Agenda Speaker
11:00 Welcome address Aman Gupta Country Representative, PFCD
11:05 Overview of current healthcare scenario in India, PFCD’s initiatives and key challenges which need attention
11:10 Role of healthcare financing in strengthening healthcare system of a nation: Overview of global best practices – Need for innovative models for a unique demographic like India Dr. Kenneth E. Thorpe Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Management in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and Chairman of PFCD
11:20 Growing incidence of NCDs in India: Need for improved access to preventive and primary healthcare Dr. Damodar Bachani Deputy Commissioner (NCD), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
12:00 The roadblock: Challenges faced in India- The urban-rural divide

– The out-of-pocket story

– Public health expenditure in rural and urban India

–  Talent and skill gap

 

 

 

– Amit Mookim, Country Principal South Asia, IMS Consulting Group- Ashoke Bhattacharjya, Executive Director, Global Health Systems and Innovation Policy at Johnson & Johnson- Dr. Kailash Shelke, Chief Underwriter, Max Bupa Health Insurance

– Dr. Nitin K Gupta, Assistant Vice-President, Claims operations at Apollo Munich Health Insurance

Amit Jaiswal, Deputy Director Alternate Sales and Health, PNB MetLife India Insurance

– Shubhankar Rudra, President, National Insurance Company Officers’ Association

–  Dr. Suneela Garg, Director Professor Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College

–  Dr. Usha Shrivastava, Head, National Diabetes Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation

V. Selvaraju, Secretary, Indian Health Economics & Policy Association

Dr. Gaurav Arya, Director, Health Economics and Health Policy, Cohort Analysts

– Sandeep Sharma, Senior Research Associate, Public Health Foundation of India

– Vishal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, BIORx Venture Advisors

– Bejon Mishra, Founder, Partnership for Safe Medicines India

12:20 Strengthening the roots: Role of innovative healthcare financing to improve access to affordable and quality healthcare for different socio-economic backgrounds
13:30 Case studies of successful healthcare financing models/interventions in Maharashtra Bahubali Nagaonkar Asst. Director, Rajiv Gandhi Jeevadayee Arogya Yojana
13:45 Vision for the Future: Role of different stakeholders in adopting an innovative model-        Government-        Insurance Company- Healthcare Providers –  Amit Mookim, Country Principal South Asia, IMS Consulting Group’- Ashoke Bhattacharjya, Executive Director, Global Health Systems and Innovation Policy at Johnson & Johnson- Dr. Kailash Shelke, Chief Underwriter, Max Bupa Health Insurance

Dr. Nitin K Gupta, Assistant Vice-President, Claims operations at Apollo Munich Health Insurance

– Amit Jaiswal, Deputy Director Alternate Sales and Health, PNB MetLife India Insurance

– Shubhankar Rudra, President, National Insurance Company Officers’ Association

– Dr. Suneela Garg, Director Professor Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College

– Dr. Usha Shrivastava, Head, National Diabetes Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation

– V. Selvaraju, Secretary, Indian Health Economics & Policy Association

– Dr. Gaurav Arya, Director, Health Economics and Health Policy, Cohort Analysts

– Sandeep Sharma, Senior Research Associate, Public Health Foundation of India

– Vishal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, BIORx Venture Advisors

Bejon Mishra, Founder, Partnership for Safe Medicines India

14:15 Summing Up and What Next Kevin Walker Executive Director, PFCD

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