An Ambitious Health Assurance Scheme of Government of Assam
What better way to make sure the welfare of citizens, especially the underprivileged, than to give them the precious gift of health?
Illnesses, Weather it is chronic or acute, Can impose costs on households that can cascade catastrophic healthcare expenses with wide ranging consequences. Moreover, often when critical illnesses occur, access to quality treatment limited. It is also a fact that many people from Assam have two visit facilities out of the state for obtaining treatment, thus incurring prohibitive costs, often reducing them to penury. The Government Of Assam's commitment to the people of Assam is steadfast, assuring each citizen that they are not alone during such difficult times.
Inspired by our Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas”, Atal Amrit Abhiyan is one of the Assam Government's flagship scheme for health assurance. The ambitious scheme provides comprehensive coverage and cashless treatment benefits upto Rs. 2 Lakhs to every individual from BPL and Low income households across Assam for the Treatment of Six commonly prevalent and high cost disease groups-(a) Cardiovascular diseases, (b) Cancer, (c)Kidney diseases, (d) Neurological conditions, (e) Neonatal diseases and (f) Burns.
Providing hassle free and best-in class treatment coverage for 438 approved procedure's within the Six Specialties, Atal Amrit Abhiyan scheme is cashless at the point of delivery. The cashless transaction is facilitated by laminated card within unique identification number for each adult member of eligible family.
Every eligible minor is being enrolled within the card of the head of his/her family.
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India takes a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the common man with the launch of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan AarogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY) by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 23rd September, 2018 at Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Under the vision of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan AarogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY) shall be implemented so that each and every citizen receives his due share of health care. With Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan AarogyaYojana, the government is taking healthcare protection to a new aspirational level. This is the “world’s largest government funded healthcare program” targeting more than 50 crore beneficiaries. BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME: Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (PMJAY) will provide a cover of up to Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.
Over 10.74 crore vulnerable entitled families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) will be eligible for these benefits. PMJAY will provide cashless and paperless access to services for the beneficiary at the point of service. PMJAY will help reduce catastrophic expenditure for hospitalizations, which impoverishes people and will help mitigate the financial risk arising out of catastrophic health episodes.
Entitled families will be able to use the quality health services they need without facing financial hardships. When fully implemented, PMJAY will become the world’s largest fully government-financed health protection scheme. It is a visionary step towards advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).