Hospitals charging money from patients included in PM-JAY to face stern action

Soon, disciplinary action will be taken against those hospitals, who are charging money for the treatment under Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PM-JYA). The hospital will face temporary suspension and show a cause will be issued

Hospitals charging money from patients included in PM-JAY to face stern actionIt has been witnessed that the hospitals empanelled under Ayushman Bharat, have been collecting money from the beneficiaries of the scheme. Dr Indu Bhushan, CEO, National Health Authority, has issued the circular, suggesting possible action against the hospitals. With an aim to provide healthcare to all the poor and needy people, the Union government led […]

Union Budget 2019: A review of major health highlights

While ‘health’ dominated the union budget speech last year, with Modi government’s launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme, a major budgetary allocation is made this year for the scheme

Union Budget 2019: A review of major health highlightsFrom an allocation of Rs 2,000 crore last year, for the entire 12 months, the government has put aside a substantial amount of Rs 6,400 crore for the next financial year, for ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme. Defence accounts for 11% of India’s overall expenditures and health accounts for only 2%, in this year’s budget. India’s defence […]

‘Maha studying via model to implement Ayushman Bharat in state’: CM Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government is working and studying to develop a via model for #AyushmanBharat healthcare scheme and State government's Mahatma Phule Jan Arogya Yojana

‘Maha studying via model to implement Ayushman Bharat in state’: CM FadnavisMaharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis stated that the government wants to implement both healthcare schemes. So as to provide financial assistance for the maximum number of people. The Maharashtra government will take criminal action against those who will misuse the healthcare scheme. The chief minister informed the Maharashtra assembly during the question hour on Monday, […]