Tag: Ayushman Bharat

WHO to collaborate with govt to accelerate Ayushman Bharat

New Delhi: The WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019-2023 has identified accelerating progress of the Ayushman Bharat programme as the top strategic priority. As per the strategy document released on Wednesday, accelerating progress on universal health care (UHC) will be the top priority with a focus on equitable access and all aspects of health service […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Over 65 Lakh Patients Availed Treatment Worth Rs 9,549 Crore Under Ayushman Bharat Scheme

New Delhi: Over 65 lakh patients were provided treatment worth Rs Rs 9,549 crore under the Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Yojana (AB-PMJAY) till December 5, MoS Health Ashwini Choubey informed Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Out of the total 65,45,733 patients, treatment amounting to Rs 6,133 crore was provided to 35,34,695 through private hospitals, […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
People In Odisha, Delhi, WB, Telangana Not Getting Ayushman Bharat Scheme Benefits: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Poor families in Odisha, Delhi, Telangana, and West Bengal are unable to get medical benefits including insurance under Ayushman Bharat as these states have not implemented the scheme, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Replying to queries, he informed the House during the Question Hour that West Bengal had […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Odisha Should Implement Ayushman Bharat: Union Min Harsh Vardhan

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today appealed CM Naveen to implement centre’s universal healthcare coverage scheme Ayushman Bharat in Odisha so that not a single person is deprived of quality healthcare. On the sidelines of a programme in AIIMS Bhubaneswar, where he unveiled a statue of former PM of […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
NHRC Seeks Report Over Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries Not Able To Avail High-Cost Treatment Under RAN

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the Health Ministry over a complaint about poor patients suffering from life-threatening diseases not able to avail treatment under the Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) if they are Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries. According to NHRC, it has received a complaint stating patients holding BPL cards […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
COVID-19 Testing, Treatment Free For Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries: NHA

New Delhi: The National Health Authority (NHA) on Saturday said, COVID-19 testing and treatment will be free of cost for Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries at private laboratories and empanelled hospitals. The NHA, which implements the national health insurance scheme, said this will strengthen the country’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. “Testing and treatment of COVID-19 is […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
COVID-19: PM Modi says advancements nations make in health sector will matter more than ever

New Delhi: The world must unite and focus on “humanity-centric” aspects of development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday, noting that advancements nations make in the health sector will matter more than ever as countries battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Modi also sought a discussion on advances in telemedicine, use of ‘Make in India’ products […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
Centre Suggests Ayushman Bharat, CGHS Rates For Covid-19 Treatment

New Delhi: The Centre in a report in the Supreme Court has proposed that state governments may consider Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY or CGHS rates as the benchmark basic rates for the treatment of coronavirus patients. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) in the report in the Supreme Court gave suggestions for cost-effective treatment […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
RBI Releases Revised Priority Sector Lending Guidelines, Raises Credit Limits

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday released its revised priority sector lending guidelines wherein the credit limits have been raised for farmer producer organisations, renewable energy and for health infrastructure. As announced by the RBI Governor, startups have been brought under the ambit of priority sector lending. Bank finance of up to […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Dharmendra Pradhan Urges CM Naveen Patnaik To Implement NDHM, Ayushman Bharat In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reiterated his request to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to implement Ayushman Bharat Yojana and the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) in the state. In a letter issued to media on Saturday, Pradhan requested to extend whole-hearted support for the implementation of NDHM which will provide timely and efficient […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
Ayushman CAPF Scheme For 28 Lakh Central Force Personnel To Extend Healthcare Benefits
Ayushman CAPF Scheme For 28 Lakh Central Force Personnel To Extend Healthcare Benefits

Guwahati: Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the ‘Ayushman CAPF’ plan on Saturday, extending the healthcare benefits of the Central health insurance scheme to the seven Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and their dependents. During a function at the CRPF Group Centre at Amingaon in Guwahati, the Home Minister distributed Ayushman CAPF health cards among […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Naveen Care Under Scrutiny: Odisha Share Hits Bottom In Health Insurance in India

Bhubaneswar: In the battle over ‘Naveen Care’ versus ‘Modi Care’, Odisha seems to have emerged the ultimate loser in the vital realm of health insurance in the country. The State has seemingly become a fringe player in the health assurance sector as its share in the gross direct premium paid under various health insurance schemes […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
Ayushman Bharat Revolutionised Healthcare Delivery Model: Harsh Vardhan
Ayushman Bharat Revolutionised Healthcare Delivery Model: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday chaired an event to mark Universal Health Coverage and emphasised that Covid-19 has greatly magnified the need for building resilient health care systems and ensuring their equitable access to all without discrimination. “We must do away with the status quo that got us here and […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021