Health insurance schemes for children and adolescents with psychiatric disability

  • Sivakumar T
  • James JW
  • Chethan Basavarajappa

Abstract

As per Indian Law, Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Act [1], 1995 of India enlists 7 disabilities viz. Blindness; Low vision; Leprosy-cured; Hearing impairment; Loco motor disability; Mental retardation; and Mental illness. The National Trust Act [2] includes autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation and multiple disabilities (defined as two or more disabilities under PwD act 1995).

Published
2017-01-01
Section
Editorial