CGHS Beneficiaries can Get Medicines for 3 Months at a Time: Health Ministry

In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) beneficiaries (chronic disease patients) may be issued or indented medicines for three months at a time without the necessity of the beneficiary having to visit the wellness centre. “Medicines may be issued […]

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3 Government Schemes under which You will be Benefited in this Lockdown Situation

We are in that time now, where coronavirus is spread like anything and is everywhere. In this view, the Indian government has taken certain steps to control this widespread Covid-19 virus. Indian government is doing anything and everything to contain this situation by doing 21-day lockdown. Due to this coronavirus outbreak and seeing what the […]

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Govt to Provide Rs 50 Lakh Health Insurance Per Health Care Worker for 3 Months Due to Coronavirus

The government proposes to provide an insurance cover of Rs 50 lakh per person to frontline health workers – sanitation staff, paramedics and nurses, ASHA workers and doctors- who are working to tackle the COVID-19 illness and face the highest risk of contracting the illness. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced this on March 26, during a […]

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Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana – Check Features, Benefits & How to Apply

In 2008, the Ministry of Labour and Employment introduced the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana Scheme (RSBY) in an effort to ensure the best healthcare services and social security to the lower-income families. The purpose of RSBY is to decrease the burden of medical expense for below poverty line (BPL) families and increase their access to […]

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PM Jan Arogya Yojana – 5 Lakh Health Cover for Your Family

Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme having central sector component under Ayushman Bharat Mission anchored in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). It is an umbrella of two major health initiatives, namely Health and wellness Centres and National  Health Protection Scheme. Health and Wellness Centres […]

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Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK)

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 […]

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Ayushman Bharat: New Changes to Be Introduced Soon

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 […]

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National Ayush Mission

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 […]

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List of Hospitals for Govt. Schemes

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 […]

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