Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Ayushman Bharat scheme through video-conferencing to increase medical health insurance protection to all residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Prime Minister’s Workplace mentioned the scheme will guarantee common well being protection, and concentrate on offering monetary threat safety and guaranteeing high quality and inexpensive important well being companies to all people and communities.
Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah and the Union Territory’s Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, additionally spoke on the event.
The scheme will present free-of-cost insurance coverage cowl to all residents of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, the PMO mentioned, including that it’s going to prolong monetary cowl of as much as Rs 5 lakh per household on a floater foundation to all residents of the UT.
There’s provision for operational extension of the “Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana” (PM-JAY) to roughly 15 lakh further households, the PMO assertion mentioned, including that the scheme will function on insurance coverage mode in convergence with PM-JAY.
The advantages of the scheme can be moveable throughout the nation. The hospitals empanelled beneath the PM-JAY scheme shall present companies beneath this scheme as nicely, the PMO mentioned.