LASHMA Mandate

According to Section 20 of the LSHS Law (2015), the mandates of LASHMA are as follows:
  1. Ensure all residents of the state have access to Health Care Services
  2. Ensure all residents of the State have financial protection, physical access to effective, quality, and affordable health care services
  3. Protect families from the financial hardship of huge medical bills
  4. Limit the rise in the cost of healthcare services
  5. Ensure equitable distribution of healthcare costs across different income groups
  6. Maintain a standard of healthcare delivery services within the scheme
  7. Ensure efficiency in healthcare service delivery
  8. Improve and harness private sector participation in the provision of healthcare services
  9. Ensure adequate distribution of health facilities within the State
  10. Ensure appropriate patronage at all levels of the healthcare delivery system
  11. Ensure the availability of alternate sources of funding to the health sector for improved services
  12. Take such measures as are necessary to plan, organize and develop medical and other health services commensurate with the needs of the residents in cases where medical and other health services are not available to residents
  13. Ensure equitable distribution of healthcare services across socioeconomic groups
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