Draft Model Concessionaire Agreement for Prevention & Treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases

Niti Aayog has developed a draft Model Concessionaire Agreement (MCA) for Public Private Partnership at district level hospitals the Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Faggan Singh Kulaste has statedin Rajya Sabha.

After consultations with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, States and other stakeholders and with the assistance of the World Bank Group, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has developed a draft Model Concessionaire Agreement (MCA) for the provision of prevention and treatment services for non-communicable diseases (Cardiovascular diseases, Oncology and Pulmonary Sciences) at the district level, especially in Tier 2 & 3 cities, to bring advanced healthcare systems where there is clear unmet need. The States have the flexibility to adopt or not to adopt and to customize the model document before rolling out the initiative as well as to decide the strata of society to be provided services free of cost.

The minister also informed about the framework for private hospitals serving district hospitals. The guidelines for provision of healthcare services under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been circulated to the States.

Based on consultation with States and other stakeholders, under NHM, Guidelines for provision of healthcare services under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been circulated to the States/UTs for:

• Emergency Transport Services

• Mobile Medical Units Services

• Provision of Free Diagnostics Service Initiative (Free Pathological Services, Free Tele radiology Services, Free CT Scan Services)

• Biomedical Equipment Management Maintenance Programme

• National Dialysis Programme

• Provision of Hospital Waste management, segregation, treatment and disposal services in health facilities

• Management of the Health Facilities by NGOs under PPP mode

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