Country's health infrastructure of India has improved in last two decades but it is still in poor condition needing radical reforms to deal with emerging challenges of MDR Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and non communicable diseases . Infant mortality rate and maternal mortality rates are still high in some states needing corrective action. Accessibility and affordability with equity is still a cause for concern particularly in rural and urban slums. Cost of healthcare needs to brought down considerably so that poor and low middle income class can afford quality care./p>
During last two decades there has been paradigm shift in infrastructure and quality of healthcare in private sector in India .The role of private healthcare providers has been continuously increasing in healthcare sector. The out of pocket expenses for healthcare is increasing day by day which needs remedial measures. The government hospitals are facing the problem of lack of adequate beds, resources, infrastructure, medical supplies, manpower and finances.