‘97 errant hospitals have been de-empanelled from Ayushman Bharat’: Dr Harsh Varshan

The union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan stated that a strong fraud prevention, detection and control system is proving to be critical for PM-JAY, to ensure that frauds are largely prevented and even if they are attempted, they are quickly detected and strong action is taken

‘97 errant hospitals have been de-empanelled from Ayushman Bharat’: Dr Harsh Varshan  “The Ayushman Bharat journey which began on 14th April 2018 with the inaugural of a HWC at Jangla, a remote place in Chattisgarh, culminated in the launch of the second pillar of Ayushman Bharat- the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) on 23 September, 2018 in Ranchi, Jharkhand. I am happy to announce that […]

“More than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs 6,100 crore,” states Dr Harsh Vardhan

The union health minister reviews Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, appreciates progress of the scheme in one year

“More than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs 6,100 crore,” states Dr Harsh Vardhan“I am pleased to know that more than 39 lakh people have availed cashless treatment worth over Rs. 6,100 crore for serious illnesses since the launch of AB-PMJAY. This has resulted in savings of Rs. 12,000 crore to the beneficiary families,” this was stated by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare […]

Ayushman bharat signs MOU with ‘NATHEALTH’ to drive innovations in Healthcare sector

This collaboration provides an industry interface for testing innovations; providing mentorship and creating channels for facilitating support required for scaling these innovations. This will bolster NHA’s effectiveness in implementing its innovation strategy, which is aligned with its vision of “Health for All

Ayushman bharat signs MOU with ‘NATHEALTH’ to drive innovations in Healthcare sectorHighlighting the critical role of innovations in achieving the goal of Universal Health Coverage through programs like Ayushman Bharat–Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), its implementing agency National Health Authority (NHA) on Thursday, July 25, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with apex healthcare industry body NATHEALTH- Healthcare Federation of India.   The aim of […]

Health Minister writes to the CM’s of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana, and West Bengal; Urges them to join Ayushman Bharat

In his letter, the Union Health Minister said that it is due to clear and transparent processes, ease of access and benefits to a large section of the poor population that 32 states and UTs have accepted the scheme. The scheme has been running successfully providing financial protection to crores of people

Health Minister writes to the CM’s of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana, and West Bengal; Urges them to join Ayushman BharatUnion Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, has written a letter to the Chief Ministers of Delhi, Odisha, Telangana, and West Bengal urging them to join the Government of India’s flagship health protection scheme, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). He then also spoke with Arvind Kejriwal, Naveen Patnaik Ms. Mamata […]

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 […]

#Budget2019: Healthy India Modi government’s vision for 2030

The union budget on health this year primarily focuses on Healthy India, which aims for a comprehensive wellness system. Also the union government claimed that the Ayushman Bharat scheme has greatly benefitted the poor people in the country     

#Budget2019: Healthy India Modi government’s vision for 2030With the cap on prices of medicines and medical devices, the poor and needy people are now able to access better healthcare and medical treatment. The insurance cover under Ayushman Bharat is a boon for all. Also, heart stents and capping of knee replacement surgery has helped countless Indians live a better life. Budget 2019 […]

NATHEALTH recommends expanding ‘PM-JAY’ to provide health insurance to all 

The organisation recommends an introduction of a Healthcare Infrastructure Upgradation Fund and seeks ‘National Priority’ status for the healthcare sector

NATHEALTH recommends expanding ‘PM-JAY’ to provide health insurance to all To create a robust healthcare ecosystem in the country and to take Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PM-JAY) under Ayushman Bharat Mission to the next level, apex healthcare body NATHEALTH urged the government to make health insurance coverage mandatory for all citizens in a phased manner initially covering the organised sector. NATHEALTH, in its pre-budget […]

Mumbai witnesses first surgery under Aayushman Bharat scheme

The central government launched Aayushman Bharat scheme in Maharashtra on 23 September 2018. The first surgery under the scheme was conducted in KEM hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday

Mumbai witnesses first surgery under Aayushman Bharat schemeThe central government launched Aayushman Bharat scheme in Maharashtra on 23 September 2018. The first surgery under the scheme was conducted in KEM hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday. Sidhant Hajare, a 17-year-old boy from Nashik was operated for hip replacement under the scheme. Dr M M Desai and his team from KEM’s orthopaedic department conducted […]

2018: From Ayushman Bharat to passive euthanasia, here are the health highlights

The year 2018, has seen many crucial decisions on health-related matters. The year not only saw many initiatives being launched by the central government but it also saw many major decisions which judiciary took on health related topics

2018: From Ayushman Bharat to passive euthanasia, here are the health highlightsMy Medical Mantra brings you the highlights in the field of healthcare and medicine, which were major game changers for the year 2018: Ayushman Bharat: The union government on September 25, launched its flagship scheme called ‘Ayushman Bharat.’ So far, 20 states have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the union government in regards […]
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