HMO for the Poor
Naya Jeevan aims to bring catastrophic health coverage to millions of low-skilled workers in India and Pakistan.
Health insurance is a perk that comes along with a corporate career in South Asia. It’s a different story for the household staff employed by executives. “My driver, my maid, my gardener, my cook were all uninsured,” said Saad Amanullah Khan, CEO of Gillette Pakistan and president of the American Business Council. If one of them experienced a family medical crisis, Khan was ready to cover expenses out of his own pocket, “but that can be a huge cost.”
The situation has changed since...
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