Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) or Ayushman Bharat that was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September last year offers a cover of up to Rs 5 lakh per family a year for secondary and tertiary care. The PMJAY cardholders can avail of these benefits without making any payment at public and empanelled hospitals. […]Continue Reading..
The central government offers Accidental and Death Insurance under a nominal premium under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana. According to this policy (PMSBY scheme), on the death or accident of a customer buying an insurance, his dependent gets an amount of Rs 2 lakh. The annual premium of this scheme is only 12 rupees. […]Continue Reading..
1. This scheme aims at providing a free health cover of Rs 5 lakh per family, per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. 2. The households included are based on the deprivation and occupational criteria of Socio-Economic Caste Census 2011 (SECC 2011) for rural and urban areas. 3. The beneficiaries get an e-card that can be […]Continue Reading..
The ministry of health and family welfare has put testing and treatment of the COVID-19 pandemic under Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), considered to be the world’s largest state-sponsored health insurance scheme. “The testing and treatment of COVID-19 is already available for free in the public facilities. Now, more than 50 […]Continue Reading..
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..