Introduction Government of India has launched the Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK) on 1st June, 2011. The scheme is to benefit pregnant women who access Government health facilities for their delivery. Moreover it will motivate those who still choose to deliver at their homes to opt for institutional deliveries. All the States and UTs have […]Continue Reading..
Soon, some changes are expected to be introduced in Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union government’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme, which promises to provide health cover to a large section of the population deprived of proper health facilities. Official sources told that several states may shift from the current trust model to pure health insurance or […]Continue Reading..
Introduction Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has launched National Ayush Mission (NAM) during 12th Plan for implementing through States/UTs. The basic objective of NAM is to promote AYUSH medical systems through cost effective AYUSH services, strengthening of educational systems, facilitate the enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha […]Continue Reading..
Insurance regulator IRDAI and the National Health Agency have set up a joint working committee for implementing the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). The committee will form a National Repository of Empanelled Hospitals under insurance/government schemes with defined standards for quality and package rates and codes. The panel will develop a road […]Continue Reading..
The Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) gives a plastic card called the CGHS card to all beneficiaries. The card comes with a unique ID and a photo. It is mandatory for using CGHS services. It cannot be transferred from 1 individual to another. All beneficiaries of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) are provided with […]Continue Reading..
The Modi government’s flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), touted as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme, completed 100 days yesterday. On the occasion, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took to social media to highlight of achievements of the programme. “In the first 100 days, 6.85 lakh patients have been provided hospital treatment. […]Continue Reading..
Mission Indradhanush was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on December 25, 2014. Between 2009-2013 immunization coverage has increased from 61% to 65%, indicating only 1% increase in coverage every year. To accelerate the process of immunization by covering 5% and more children every year, Indradhanush mission has been […]Continue Reading..
The Universal Health Insurance Scheme covers medical expenses, provides a personal accident cover to the primary breadwinner of the family, and offers compensation to the family if the earning member passes away. The Universal Health Insurance Scheme is offered to Indians by the Indian Government. Both APL (Above poverty Line) and BPL (Below Poverty Line) […]Continue Reading..
The PM-JAY or Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme currently covers the poorest 40%, but the Modi govt plans to merge all state & central schemes under it. The Narendra Modi government is planning to expand the coverage of its flagship health insurance scheme — Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), also known as Ayushman Bharat. The […]Continue Reading..
Narendra Modi government has launched a new health initiative for pregnant women called Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA). Speaking to the nation on ‘Mann ki Baat‘, PM Modi spoke of the need for a healthy nation and the need for pregnant women to remain healthy through their period of pregnancy leading up to […]Continue Reading..