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Health scheme awaits PMO nod

the Union Health Ministry has sent a concept note to the Prime Minister’s Office on universal health coverage.

Notices to 23 hospitals for withdrawing facility

AHPI maintains that it is untenable for hospitals to continue giving cashless services as there is Rs 202 crore outstanding to hospitals.


Insured under health scheme cannot be denied reimbursement: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has ruled that an insured covered under health insurance scheme cannot be denied reimbursement of treatment cost

State inks pact to roll out phase II of health scheme for the poor

The state government Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Insurance Company Limited to start phase II of the Rajiv Gandhi Jivandayi Arogya Yojana (RGJAY).

Health scheme for poor to cover slum dwellers,weavers

The state government has decided to extend the benefits of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) — the cashless health insurance scheme for the poor — to include weavers,handicraft workers and urban slum dwellers,and allocate Rs 70 crore as additional budget.

NCP leader wants curbs on medical bills of corporators

An NCP corporator,in a proposal,has asked the civic body to stop providing private rooms at hospitals to corporators citing their ever-increasing medical bills while the poor are given only financial assistance up to a maximum of Rs 1 lakh when they are hospitalised.


Health scheme launched

Rolling out the first phase of the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana in the state,Chief Secretary Jayant Kumar Banthia on Monday said the poor also can now have access to certain leading speciality hospitals under the scheme.

Ex-servicemen’s polyclinic starts ops

Union Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju inaugurated the clinic at a function attended by state Minister for Social and Women Empowerment Sarveen Chaudhry.

State govt checks pulse of national health scheme

Two independent agencies will evaluate the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana.

Amid protests,Lulla Nagar CGHS dispensary shut down

Amidst repeated protests,the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) dispensary at Lulla Nagar has finally been shut down. However,those opposing the move have alleged that no prior notice was given for the closure.