As Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission on Monday, India is now one step closer to creating an integrated healthcare system that will link medical practitioners with the patients digitally by providing them access to real-time health records.

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), the flagship health assurance scheme of the Government of India marks its second anniversary on 23rd September 2020. PMJAY is the flagship health scheme of the Government of India to bring quality healthcare to around 50 crore poor and vulnerable populations across India. No wonder that PM-JAY is termed as the world’s largest fully Government-funded health assurance scheme. Here’s a look at some of its key attributes:

Aiming to curb the frauds in the centre’s ambitious healthcare insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), the National Health Authority has served showcase notices to more than 390 hospitals of the over 19,000 empanelled hospitals. Of these, around 171 hospitals have been de-empanelled. FIR was lodged against six hospitals in […]

To provide better healthcare facilities for the people, the National Health Authority(NHA) has adopted the Standard Treatment Guidelines (STGs) for their claim at adjudication. These guidelines have been framed by the Indian Council of Medical Research Institute (ICMR). For developing the adoption and implementation of STG’s in the Ayushman-Bharat Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY), […]

Low rates and delayed payments are forcing several associations of doctors, hospitals and nursing homes have threatened to stop the cashless treatment of millions of beneficiaries under the central government’s medical care schemes for its employees, pensioners and their families. The warning comes as bills worth at least ₹1,000 crores under schemes like the Central […]

For Matloob Hussain’s family in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district, the central government’s healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat sounds nothing more than a hollow claim. While the scheme aims at making interventions in primary, secondary and tertiary care systems, covering both preventive and promotive health, to address healthcare holistically, Hussain’s family had to run from pillar to […]

Ayushman Bharat 2.0 is all set to be rolled out on October 1. The new health insurance scheme for the poor would add over 200 packages and offer a larger variety of better quality implants in cardiology and orthopaedics. Recently, the nodal agency for implementation of the flagship programme National Health Authority (NHA) has approved […]

The Indian government has launched the world’s largest publicly funded health insurance scheme, ‘Ayushman Bharat’- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana -also dubbed as ‘Modicare’ on Sunday, 23rd September. The scheme is set to cover some 500 million poor people around the country. It promises a health cover worth 5 lakh rupees per family per year […]