Analysing regulation of private healthcare in India

India's healthcare system is dominated by a fragmented and highly diverse private healthcare sector ranging from large multi-specialty and corporate hospitals, diagnostic centres, not-for-profit hospitals, charitable trust hospitals and nursing homes, to individual practitioner led clinics (qualified and unqualified), chemist shops and traditional healers. This paper contributes to the developing discourse on the private health sector accountability deficit in India particularly with the recent spate of profiteering by the private health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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