Systematic review of the RSBY


The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) has been providing financial protection against hospital services for the poor households in India since 2008. Various studies have been conducted across the country looking at various elements ranging from enrolment to utilization to impact. The objective of this review is to collate all these studies and present them in a single document. From this, the reader can come to conclusions on the effect of RSBY.


The main methods are

  • Literature review (including grey literature) on RSBY
  • Use of primary data from the RSBY website
  • Use of primary data from the MoLE

Results: To be shared soon

Duration of project

January 2017


June 2017

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Study team

Sunil Nandraj

Rajeev Sadanandan