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Hospital licensing board NABH says private actors will dilute critical processes under NDHM

NABH asked for omissions under the proposed Health Facility Registry, raising key points on selection and verification processes.

"[The] last point in the eligibility criteria stating ‘Any private or autonomous body involved in granting empanelment or certifications to health facilities’ should be omitted. Involving private bodies will dilute the entire verification process," the National Accreditation Board for Hospital and Healthcare Providers told the National Health Authority (NHA) in its comments on the proposed Health Facility Registry (HFR). The Health Facility Registry, a part of the government's multi-layered National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), would be a database of all health facilities - labs, hospitals, clinics, etc - in the country after verification by health facility verifiers. On September 2, the NHA made public the submissions by various health service providers and digital health stakeholders on the proposed HFR and other components of the NDHM. This included comments by NABH, an accreditation and empanelment body for hospitals and healthcare providers under multiple government health schemes. The NABH, in its submission, raised important points on how health facilities should be included in the HFR, including verification processes, eligibility, and more. Read: Summary: Health Facility Registry, a core building block of the NDHM What the NABH said about HFR On integration of other databases with HFR NHA: The health authority invited suggestions on how should a Health Facility Registry organisation/programme be able to interact with the HFR. HFR Organisation/ Programme Entities are entities engaged in activities like granting licenses and certification to health facilities, implementing the government health and insurance programmes and schemes, empanelling hospitals as insurance companies, etc. NABH suggested: NABH…

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