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.
October 03, 2018 5:28 am
The PMJAY has empanelled 79 government hospitals in Maharashtra. The scheme, launched under the name Ayushman Bharat, covers 83 lakh beneficiaries and provides 1,300 medical procedures with a cap of Rs 5 lakh.
September 21, 2018 8:20 am
Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana rolls out Sunday. The Indian Express goes to Mewat in Haryana for a ground check: how beneficiaries are identified, how health system will change, public and private.