VIDEO: Costly treatments, lack of insurance hinder care for IBD patients in South Asia

In this Healio video exclusive, Neilanjan Nandi, MD, FACP, discusses the financial burden for patients with inflammatory bowel disease in South Asia, fueled by costly diagnostics and treatments and lack of health insurance.“Although medical insurance does exist in South Asia, the comprehensive profile that we’re used to in the West is not so comprehensive there,” Nandi, associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and member of the South Asian IBD Alliance, said. “Therefore, there’s a lot of financial burden on the patients.”Read More

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