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NHPS beneficiaries to be drawn from economic, caste census: Centre to states

A National Health Agency (NHA) is also to be set up to manage NHPS, the letter from Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan to all state Chief Secretaries stated.

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National Health Protection Scheme: HealthMin meets insurers to chalk out a roadmap

NHPS will be part of Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

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States voice concerns on lack of clarity, exclusion in NHPS

Announced in the Union budget for 2018-19, NHPS aims to provide health cover of Rs 5 lakh to 50 crore people through a trust or insurance model

National Health Protection Scheme: ‘Universal healthcare has to be co-opted in new pharma policy’

The Department of Pharmaceuticals, which comes under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, released the draft of the new pharmaceutical policy in August 2017.

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DGHS to list procedures, diseases covered by National Health Protection Scheme

The list of conditions/diseases to be covered and the admissible package rates for the proposed cover of Rs 5 lakh for 10 crore families.

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Can roll out NHPS in two months if we get funds: UP Health Minister

Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh took part in a series of meetings in Delhi, including with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and with NITI Aayog, to discuss the status of centrally sponsored schemes worth Rs 38,000 crore.

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Rs 5 lakh family cover: Centre to call meeting of state health secys

In the Union Budget 2018-19, an initial corpus of Rs 2,000 crore was provided for the NHPS that aims to provide medical cover of Rs 5 lakh to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families.

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Is India ready for NHPS?

National Health Protection Scheme redefines the role of the state — a service provider to the financier. It won’t be easy.

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Health cover estimate: States may have to pay Rs 4,330 crore a year

Preliminary calculations have pegged the premium at Rs 1,082 per family per year for each health cover of Rs 5 lakh. Of this, Rs 433 has been earmarked as the state share of the premium with the balance to be paid by the Centre.

NHS chairman Malcolm Grant on NHPS: ‘Wise to invest in primary healthcare, not more shiny hospitals’

Grant talks about the necessity of technology and innovation to cut healthcare costs and the difficulty India faces in providing health cover to its population, a week after the Budget announcement by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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I-Day launch goal for National Health Protection Scheme, aims to cover 10 crore poor families

The ambitious scheme aims to cover over 10 crore “poor and vulnerable” families — an estimated 50 crore individual beneficiaries — with coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.