Awaiting a booster shot: here is what the healthcare sector wants from the Union Budget 2022

Even as various policies and packages for the healthcare industry have been introduced, there are still a few areas where the industry requires more assistance. The healthcare industry seeks a slew of measures for the sector’s overall growth from the Union Budget 2022-23.

According to Deloitte’s pre-budget analysis, this sector expects the government to make the following three announcements: tax breaks and funding for hospitals and skill development; GST reforms and an ecosystem for innovation and research. However, achieving affordable healthcare for all is a daunting challenge and there are other issues as well.