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National health Protection Scheme


Insurance, false assurance

October 31, 2018 12:36 am

Enhancing healthcare access requires reducing supply gaps, not giving vouchers and increasing demand.

National health scheme: Focus on system to check fraud

August 28, 2018 2:44 am

The National Health Agency (NHA), which is the implementing authority for the Rs 5 lakh health assurance/ insurance scheme, has drawn up elaborate guidelines for fraud detection.

JP Nadda launches health insurance scheme logo, says govt will crackdown on fake websites

August 27, 2018 8:43 pm

Launching the logo of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, which was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech, Nadda said there would be a QR code in each letter through which beneficiaries would be identified.

Ayushman Bharat scheme: Delhi govt yet to take a call on signing MoU with Centre

August 19, 2018 11:38 am

While Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi are yet to come on board, Odisha has refused to be a part of the scheme, an official said. As many as 22 states have preferred to run the scheme on "trust model".

What is Ayushman Bharat scheme?

August 15, 2018 8:46 am

Ayushman Bharat or National Health Protection Scheme: Dubbed by ministers and BJP leaders as 'Modicare', the full roll-out of the NHPS will be on September 25.

Implementation of National Health Protection Scheme: Govt to sign MoU with Centre

August 07, 2018 3:37 am

Officials said that with the scheme set to incur a huge financial burden on the state, the government would now assess whether it can implement a hybrid insurance model or needs to opt for a trust model for the beneficiaries.

West Bengal puts speculation to rest, signs in for National Health Protection Mission

July 21, 2018 2:16 am

During a visit to Delhi some time ago, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had cited Swasthya Saathi, and said her state already has a scheme and it made little sense to join the NHPM.

NHPM: Two BJP states wary, Maharashtra has no funds after loan sop

July 09, 2018 6:54 am

While the unscheduled Rs 22,000 crore farm loan waiver has left Maharashtra with no funds to join the NHPM, Rajasthan has cited logistical concerns in implementing the scheme.

Rajasthan, Maharashtra 'reluctant' to implement Modi govt's ambitious healthcare scheme: Official

July 08, 2018 3:55 pm

The official said that though the Rajasthan government has welcomed the Centre's scheme, "they are not sure how to implement it, as they already have Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana, under which cashless health care services are provided to around 4.5 crore people".

National health sceme likely to be part of PM’s Independence Day speech

June 15, 2018 7:40 am

August 15 was one of the putative dates for the launch, but there were doubts about whether preparations would be complete by then, which is why a second date of October 2 was also on the horizon.


PM Modi announces Ayushman Bharat, says the scheme will cover 50 crore people

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The National Health Protection Scheme aims to provide health cover up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year. The scheme will be rolled out on September 25, on the occasion of Deen Dayal Upadhyay’s anniversary.