Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Topic: Modicare

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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.
Ayushman Bharat

‘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.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Ayushman Bharat

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.

Ayushman Bharat explained: The scheme, the beneficiaries, the inspiration

The scheme offers poor families Rs 5 lakh medical insurance per family per year, and will be applicable to over 50 crore people across India.
Ayushman Bharat

Made in India, but Modicare owes a lot to China, South Korea and Thailand

PM Narendra Modi is expected to launch Ayushman Bharat, during his Independence Day speech at Red Fort.
Madhya Pradesh

Congress promises restrictions on RSS shakhas in MP: Cynical poll ploy or hard secularism?

The Congress party in its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh has vowed to ban government employees from attending RSS shakhas or using government property for their m...