Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Modicare

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Mahagathbandhan is an incoherent alliance of rich dynasties, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also termed it an unholy alliance of various political parties for personal survival.
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Only 3 of Delhi’s 900 private hospitals sign up for Ayushman Bharat

Lack of interest for the insurance scheme from Delhi hospitals, which are citing low rates, could dent the Modi govt’s flagship scheme. 
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Modi govt will make it easier to set up private hospitals, but there’s a catch

Hospitals that avail of concessions will have to enrol for Ayushman Bharat. Move part of efforts to resuscitate flagging Modicare.
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PM Modi is writing letters to 100 million families to educate them about Modicare

Many beneficiaries of Modicare don't have a clue about the healthcare plan and Modi wants to tackle the problem at its roots.
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In first 2 weeks, 47,091 beneficiaries admitted under Ayushman Bharat

Ayushman Bharat CEO Indu Bhushan says the scheme has already received 37,353 claims worth Rs 72.5 crore.
PM Modi at the launch of a health and fitness centre under Ayushman Bharat scheme | Twitter

‘Modicare’ budget may have to be raised to Rs 10,000 crore to make it really work

Coming ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP govt's mega health insurance scheme aims to benefit 50 crore people across the country.
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PM Modi launches world’s biggest govt-sponsored healthcare scheme

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana PMJAY-Ayushman Bharat will have beneficiaries almost equal to the population of Canada, Mexico and the US combined together.
Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi first Indian prime minister to prioritise universal health plan, says Lancet

The UK medical journal also mentioned Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was 'yet to match Modicare'. 
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Before Modicare launch, over 33% children under 5 are stunted in these poll-bound states

Modi government will have to move on a war footing to achieve the commitments and improve overall health outcomes.
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Modi’s Ayushman Bharat is the jadi booti you mix with your vote and drink

Overcoming the challenges in creating a nationwide health infrastructure will take several years.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...