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 […]Continue Reading..
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 […]Continue Reading..
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 […]Continue Reading..
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 […]Continue Reading..
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 […]Continue Reading..
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..