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Mucormycosis treatment brought under govt schemes, free medicines for patients: Maha govt to HC

May 24, 2021 2:31 pm

The Court asked the state government to consider a request to cover the entire treatment for the infection, which would cost nearly Rs 8 to 10 lakh, under the MJPJAY scheme which covers people from below poverty line and those above poverty line having orange ration cards

Caught between 2 health schemes, Ladakh resident waits for treatment

January 21, 2020 7:14 am

Launched in September 2018, PMJAY is the tertiery care arm of Ayushman Bharat, the flagship health programme of the NDA government, under which eligible families are covered for health expenses of up to Rs 5 lakh per year.

Only 33% PMJAY funds spent, CGHS given Rs 500 crore

January 12, 2020 2:02 am

In a recent finance meeting, Rs 500 crore from PMJAY’s original kitty of Rs 6,400 crore was therefore allotted to the cash-strapped Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), which has close to Rs 1,000 crore dues pending to private hospitals, which are threatening to exit government schemes.

Chandigarh: Eligible or not, city’s migrant population unable to get coverage under National Health Protection Scheme

December 31, 2019 6:04 am

Out of the total number of families eligible for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in the city, only about 30 per cent families have received scheme cards.

Demolition of houses: Section 144 in Daman after residents protest

November 05, 2019 4:56 am

On November 1, the Daman district administration razed around 90 houses that were illegally constructed on government land on the stretch between Lighthouse road and Jampore beach in Daman. A majority of the residents are fishermen.

One year of PMJAY: Govt looks at incentives to close gender gap in heart surgery data

October 23, 2019 7:30 am

Traditional wisdom is that because women are less likely to be breadwinners, especially in families of limited means (who are primarily the targeted PMJAY beneficiaries), families are more reluctant to pay for their treatment.

Dr Henk Bekedam: ‘What makes PMJAY stand out is its focus on the vulnerable, not just the poor’

October 21, 2019 7:50 am

At any given point 60 million Indians are impoverished because of health expenses.

Government takes steps to bring health schemes on common platform

October 11, 2019 1:09 am

This means that any PMJAY beneficiary can be treated at an ESIC empanelled hospital and vice versa. Reimbursements will be made by the NHA or ESIC depending on the beneficiary’s entitlement but at PMJAY rates.

PMJAY, first year: 90,000 cancer claims, Tamil Nadu tops list

October 06, 2019 6:54 am

This is according to data available with the Union Health Ministry, which also show that every year there are 11.57 lakh new cancer patients in India and 7.84 lakh cancer deaths. At any given point, there are 22.5 lakh Indians living with cancer.

NHA for blacklisting hospitals caught in PMJAY fraud

September 18, 2019 6:52 am

So far, 97 hospitals across the country have already been de-empanelled by the authority which administers PMJAY.