Impact of Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, on the Indian healthcare insurance industry

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By Joanne Buckle, Neha Taneja, Rachin Aggarwal, Vidhi Gupta | 20 August 2019
This paper looks at the key provisions of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 (the Act), mental illness prevalence, supply-side indicators and the current treatment gap. It also includes the results of an industry survey to understand the impact of the Act on the Indian health insurance market and the mental health landscape in select international markets.