Ayushman Bharat to roll out today across the country
Today onwards, nobody will be poor in India, from the health point of view. Now, all needy people will have an insurance of Rs 5 lakh with the premium paid by the government. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will launch the Ayushman Bharat scheme, officially known as the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) today in Ranchi, Jharkhand.The scheme will provide insurance cover of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year at any government or empanelled private hospital all over India, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. More than 10 crore poor and economically deprived families and more than 50 crore people will benefit. There is no restriction on family size, age or gender. All pre-existing conditions are covered from day one of the policy. The benefit cover includes both pre and post hospitalization expenses.All workers in India, who earn less than 21,000 INR ...
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