Home Government and Policy Within minutes of launching of Ayushman Bharat, patients in Assam get cashless treatment

Within minutes of launching of Ayushman Bharat, patients in Assam get cashless treatment

Within less than a day of launching the Ayushman Bharat- the mega flagship programme of the Narendra Modi government, the first eligible beneficiaries have already been admitted and availing the benefits of the health scheme in the different hospital across the country.

Himanta Biswa Sharma, Minister of PWD and Health, Assam has tweeted that the within minutes of the launch of the prestigious scheme of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, the patients have been admitted in different hospitals in Assam for cashless treatment.

According to his tweet, five patients Renu Barman, Lakhi Rani, Prem Limbu, Asha Sahu, Bhadra Konwar has been admitted in hospitals of Assam for various treatments. The intended beneficiaries will be eligible for cashless insurance treatment in various hospitals across the country.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated the Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), which is set to benefit 10 crore families. PM Modi said that the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) is a big step towards providing good quality and accessible health care to the poor of India.

Ayushman Bharat will be the world’s largest state-sponsored welfare scheme in the world, with aims to provide health insurance coverage to more than 10 crore poor families in the country. As per the latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data, 8.03 crore rural households and another 2.33 crore urban households will be covered under this scheme.

The flagship scheme has received accolades across the world, as recently the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) had praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ayushman Bharat and called it a “great commitment”.

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