March 31, 2021 1:06 am
Speaking to The Indian Express, Husan Lal said that from April 1, vaccination sites will be increased to 5,000 including government hospitals, health and wellness centres, primary health centres, community health centres, ayurveda and homeopathy facilities and private hospitals.
February 05, 2021 8:32 pm
Many patients also reported their inability to access public insurance schemes like MPJAY due to lack of co-operation from hospitals, and incurring heavy debt to pay their hospital bills for Covid and other emergency health conditions.
June 22, 2020 1:09 am
Overall, there was a 57% decline in surgical procedures — from 62,630 claims per week on an average pre-lockdown to 27,167 during the lockdown. Medical cases recorded a 46% fall — 65,341 average claims per week before the lockdown to 35,108.
May 23, 2020 9:23 am
The aim of Ayushman Bharat is to ensure the achievement of universal health coverage in India.
December 02, 2019 7:11 am
The programme aims to provide annual health cover of Rs 5 lakh per family to 10.74 families listed as per “deprivation” in the socio-economic caste census.
September 18, 2019 6:52 am
So far, 97 hospitals across the country have already been de-empanelled by the authority which administers PMJAY.
June 30, 2019 8:39 am
This, despite the fact that the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme, which was rolled out in 2016, also provides free dialysis to kidney patients in district hospitals.
April 30, 2019 10:25 am
Equity in healthcare will unequivocally impact everyone, most of all the ones who are at risk of diving deeper into poverty from a catastrophic illness.
January 11, 2019 4:45 am
The West Bengal government had initially declined to participate in the Ayushman Bharat scheme as it already had its own health protection scheme called Swasthya Sathi.
October 04, 2018 12:44 am
The government has decided to extend the scheme to provide Rs 5 lakh insurance cover to 42 lakh of the total 61 lakh families in the state.