As the world endures a pandemic, the healthcare industry has a major role to play in our resilience. The ongoing pandemic has exposed our healthcare industry to several unforeseen challenges and the need for preparedness on the frontline has never been clearer. In the Union Budget 2021, investment in health infrastructure expanded 2.37x, or 137% YoY; the total health sector allocation for FY22 stood at Rs. 223,846 crore.
With evolving methods of consultation due to quarantine risks and requirement for protection of our healthcare workers, the industry is evolving and this is leading to a steep increase in legal issues.