The Fifteenth Finance Commission has constituted a high-level group consisting of eminent experts from across the country in Health Sector. Dr. Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS, New Delhi will be its Convenor.
The role and functions of the High-Level Group on Health Sector will be:
To evaluate the existing regulatory framework in the Health sector and examine its strength and weaknesses for enabling a balanced yet faster expansion of the health sector keeping in view India’s demographic profile;
To suggest ways and means optimize the use of existing financial resources and to incentivize the state governments’ effort on the fulfillment of well-defined health parameters in India; and
To holistically examine best international practices for the health sector and seek to benchmark our frameworks to these practices for optimizing benefits keeping in mind our local issues.