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Gujarat ends contracts with 2 insurance firms as PMJAY claims pile up

May 17, 2022 11:33 am

According to estimates provided by Gujarat health department officials in charge of PMJAY-MA, nearly Rs 472.2 crore worth of claims submitted to the two insurance companies since July 1, 2021 under the government schemes remained to be cleared as of April 20.

Delayed bill payments: Punjab pvt hospitals decide to stop new PMJAY admissions

October 24, 2021 5:01 am

All IMA branches have issued an advisory to their members to hold taking new patients till the insurance company is holding their claims, said Ludhiana unit of the IMA in a press statement.

Big variations in Covid-19 treatment charges under PM-JAY among states, says study

October 05, 2021 1:14 pm

The report by 'Project: Jeevan Raksha' also says that the outcomes of treatments under the PM-JAY scheme are not being recorded with many states not reporting deaths during treatment.

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.