Insights into Editorial: Healthcare As An Optional Public Service (HOPS) as a route to universal health care

  Introduction: The lingering COVID-19 crisis is a good time to revive an issue that is, oddly, slow to come to life in India — universal health care (UHC). Meanwhile, UHC has become a well-accepted objective of public policy around the world. It has even been largely realised in many countries, not only the richer …