National Cost database
The Indian National Cost database provides a one-stop shop for cost information for healthcare decision-making in india. The database is intended for a diverse set of users including: health economists involved in economic evaluation, health care programme managers establishing budgets, policy makers making resource allocation decisions, Ministry of Health personnel setting prices, health financing experts looking at resource requirements, researchers, consultants, NGOs and donors.
What we do
Provide the health care sector with data on health care costs including facility costs and the costs of different health benefit packages
Carry out national costing exercises to generate data for healthcare decision-making, price-setting, budgeting and prioritisation
Training and capacity development in costing and economic evaluation for policy-makers and practitioners.
Policy focussed research on the costs and efficiency of health services in India