TRENDS OF HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE INDICATORS: A STUDY OF SELECTED STATES IN INDIA
The health care expenditure indicators measure overall healthcare financing situation of a nation. The health care expenditure not only reveals financing trends but also policy intervention adopted by a particular system. The healthcare expenditure indicators distinguished between public spending and private spending to make clear picture of health care spending pattern. This paper examine pattern in the health expenditure indicators in India during the period 2000-01 to 201-17. This paper also attempts to reveal state wise position among health expenditure indicators in India. The secondary data from World Bank and National Health Profile has been used for tabular calculation of indicator value. The results show that there is declining trends in government healthcare expenditure as compare to total expenditure. The per capita expenditure to health care is minimum but it still increasing year on year basis.