Ayushman Bharat : KEY BENEFITS OF PM-JAY

Health care should be within the reach of every citizen. For providing basic health facilities to all citizens, government has introduced and implemented various health schemes and programmes.

New Delhi, October 21, 2018 :

Ayushman Bharat is National Health Protection Scheme, which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage upto 5 lakh rupees per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission will subsume the on-going centrally sponsored schemes – Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS).

On August 15, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced in his speech from the Red Fort regarding the launch of  Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan, also known as Ayushman Bharat scheme,  launched across the country on September 25, 2018.

Key Benefits :

  • A cover of Rs. 5 Lakhs per family per year for secondary and tertiary care
  • There is no restriction on family size, age or gender
  • All members of eligible families as present in SECC database are automatically covered
  • No money needs to be paid by the family for treatment in case of hospitalization
  • All pre-existing conditions are covered from day one of the policy. The benefit cover will include pre & post hospitalization
  • You can go to public or empanelled private hospitals across the country and get free treatment
  • You need to carry any prescribed ID to receive treatment at the hospital
First claim was raised under Ayushman Bharat on September 01, 2018, when a baby girl was born through caesarean section at Kalpana Chawla Hospital in Haryana. A claim of Rs 9,000 was paid to the hospital by Ayushman Bharat, Haryana, according to Dr Dinesh Arora, deputy CEO of Ayushman Bharat (National Health Protection Mission).

Tweets & Retweets on Ayushman Bharat- National Health Protection Scheme by :

Dr Dinesh Arora – Deputy CEO Ayushman Bharat (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana PM-JAY)  &

Dr Indu Bhushan -CEO Ayushman Bharat (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana)

2 thoughts on “Ayushman Bharat : KEY BENEFITS OF PM-JAY

  • Sunday, 21 October 2018, 7:03 at 7:03 am

    This a wonderful scheam by PM the basic root to make healthy Indian and future of strong healthy INDIA

  • Sunday, 21 October 2018, 7:06 at 7:06 am

    It’s a wonderful scheam for every Indian and future of INDIA will be brighter with healthy Indian.


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