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- In the intro, mention the low public spending as a percentage of GDP in India.
- In the body, mention the implications of the low public spending such as rich-poor, rural-urban, gender and caste-based divides in access to health care, poverty, and debt trap.
- In the next part, mention issues with the reported increase such as the inclusion of the expenditure of the Defence Medical Services, the inclusion of capital expenditure in the NHA framework which makes an expenditure incomparable to other countries etc.
- Conclude by mentioning the need to increase public spending on health.