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India’s ambitious health insurance scheme questioned

India’s Narendra Modi-led government launched the ‘world’s largest’ health insurance system on Sunday, but garnered strong criticism for inadequacies within the scheme. The ambitious program, dubbed “Modicare” by the government but officially named Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana or PMJAY, promises annual health coverage of Rs 500,000 (US$6,900) to more than 500 million […]