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Cabinet approves Ayushman Bharat Scheme launch

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Cabinet approves Ayushman Bharat Scheme launch

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The National Health Protection Scheme will have a central budgetary support of Rs 85000 crore till March 2020. It will will give a cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year.

The government has approved the launch of the "Ayushman Bharat Scheme" losely termed as Modicare. Here are the top five highlights of the scheme...
1: The National Health Protection Scheme will have a central budgetary support of Rs 85000 crore till March 2020.
2: The scheme will subsume on-going centrally sponsored schemes.
3: The NHPS will cover 10 crore families belonging to poor and vulnerable population of the country.
4: The scheme will give a cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year.
5: States will need to have state health agencies to implement NHPS and a fund transfer to state health agencies will be done through an escrow account.
Shereen Bhan caught up with experts to discuss the implications of the scheme.
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