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Covid-19 treatment likely to be covered under Ayushmann Bharat Yojana


The authorities might quickly embody COVID-19 take a look at and treatment under the centrally-sponsored Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

Mar 24, 2020 13:56 IST

The Government might quickly embody COVID-19 take a look at and treatment under the centrally-sponsored Ayushman Bharat Yojana. This info was shared by official sources on March 22, 2020. 

This comes after the National Health Authority sought permission from its governing board to embody the take a look at and treatment of respiratory illnesses in its packages. The authority is chargeable for the implementation of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana or the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

COVID-29 take a look at and treatment value will be covered under Ayushmann Bharat Yojana after the federal government offers its official approval and permits non-public hospitals to deal with coronavirus sufferers. 

The transfer will profit many individuals and allow sooner testing of suspected coronavirus sufferers. Currently, solely government-run hospitals and labs are conducting coronavirus exams. The authorities is but to permit non-public hospitals to start testing.

Benefit 

If COVID-19 treatment is introduced under Ayushmann Bharat Yojana then it could allow the beneficiaries to get themselves examined in any of the empaneled hospitals freed from value and avail treatment in an isolation ward if examined optimistic.  

Background

The Ayushmann Bharat Yojana or Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana goals to cowl over 10.74 crore poor and susceptible households, primarily based on the 2011 socio-economic caste census. 

Under the well being scheme, an annual medical cowl of up to Rs 5 lakh will be offered to every beneficiary household for secondary and tertiary treatment. The scheme features a checklist of ailments which are covered under its bundle.

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