ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Cost Recovery in Diagnostic Facilities

Brijesh C Purohit Tasleem A Siddiqui Until 1982 public teaching hospitals in Rajasthan provided diagnostic facilities such as Xrays, free of cost of patients. Budget constraints have compelled the institutions to introduce an auto financing scheme (AFS) aimed at recovering variable costs of the tests. The experience of the AFS scheme provides useful pointers about user-charge mechanisms.

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