Tag: Modicare

Modicare vs Bijucare: BJP, BJD engage in war of words

Bhubaneswar: The tug of war between the ruling-BJD in Odisha and BJP-led NDA government at centre over their own universal healthcare coverage programs is intensifying each passing day. Declining Centre’s Ayushman Bharat, Odisha government has already launched its own Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) and Odisha Health Minister Pratap Jena today claimed that the Central […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
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Modicare a hoax, excludes outpatient care: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday said the much publicised Ayushman Bharat scheme, also known as Modicare, was a “jumla” (hoax) as it excludes outpatient treatment, which constitutes 87 per cent of patients. “The claim that ‘Modicare’ has provided each household insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh is a huge fraud. The cheapest equivalent private […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Modicare vs Bijucare: Odisha govt playing politics with people’s interest, says Congress

Bhubaneswar: A couple of days after the Odisha government said that it would examine Centre’s fresh proposal to implement the Ayushman Bharat (Modicare) scheme along with its own Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY, Bijucare) in the State, Odisha Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik today came down heavily on the ruling-BJD accusing it of playing politics over […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021