Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicAyushman Bharat

Topic: Ayushman Bharat

Southern states make most use of Modi’s govt’s PMJAY health scheme, Tamil Nadu 1st, data shows

Kerala & Karnataka take second & third spots, says National Health Authority. Lakshadweep is at bottom when it comes to availing benefits of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

‘Want states to own scheme too’ — Ayushman Bharat health cards to have both central & state logos

PMJAY funded by central & state govts in 60:40 ratio. But until now, its health cards had only Centre’s logo, which some states had objected to. Transgenders now on PMJAY list too.

Guess govt’s second-biggest spend under tertiary healthcare scheme PM-JAY? ‘Cheap’ Covid tests

Over Rs 440 crore sanctioned to pay for Covid tests. Officials say tests were included under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana when they cost a few thousand & were less accessible.

18,606 fraudulent hospital transactions found in Ayushman Bharat insurance scheme, govt tells RS

Total penalty of Rs 29.72 crore levied against errant hospitals, 144 of which have been removed from Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana for fraudulent behaviour.

Cabinet approves roll-out of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, allocates Rs 1,600 cr budget

ABDM will enable the creation of longitudinal health records for individuals and improve clinical decision-making by healthcare providers, an official statement said.

35 lakh ‘Ayushman’ health cards given to CAPF personnel & their families: MoS Nityanand Rai

Union Minister Nityanand Rai said the beneficiaries of the scheme can avail cashless healthcare benefits at a chain of 24,000 hospitals across the country.

No income bar, free OPD — why Odisha says its health insurance scheme trumps Ayushman Bharat

Odisha hasn’t implemented Modi govt’s Ayushman Bharat, claiming the homegrown Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) is better. ThePrint travelled across the state to find out how it works.

Two container-based mobile hospitals with 100 beds to be set up in India: Mansukh Mandaviya

The health minister said two containers, with all facilities available at a hospital, will be kept in Delhi, Chennai & can be airlifted or taken by trains to the place of emergency.

PM Modi flags off Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission from Varanasi

The mission is one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure. Modi also inaugurated development projects worth Rs 5,200 crore for his constituency.

Modi govt revises rate of 400 procedures under Ayushman Bharat, adds black fungus treatment

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said revised version of health benefit packages will let hospitals provide better services to beneficiaries of AB-PMJAY.

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.