Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee gives big thumbs up to Modicare
"Ayushman Bharat does something very important... Healthcare expenses wipe families out... so it serves an important gap in our economic structure...," he said during a press conference.
Modicare overhaul sees 554 packages nixed, 237 added
Currently, Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme has 1,393 treatment packages out of w...
High-value claims to be 32% of Modicare payout
Launched in September last year, the schemes intend to reach nearly 50 crore people from 10.74...
Direct selling companies see a spurt in jobs in tough market
The total number of direct sellers employed by these firms rose to 5.7 million in 2018-19 from 5.1 million in 2016-17.
Finally, a govt side story to quell India's misgivings about Modicare
Ayushman Bharat has both supporters who are inspired by the vision and detractors who harbour many doubts.
Like NREGA, government to introduce law for Ayushman Bharat soon
The mega health scheme so far rests on an executive notification and MoUs between the Centre and states.
'Modicare' significant step towards universal health coverage in India: US think tank
Based on the analysis of the first year of Pradhan Mantri - Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), the US think tank asserted that the overall effort has been positive.
Private hospitals treat 68% of Modicare beneficiaries
Under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana 2,32,592 beneficiaries received hospitalisation under in less than two months of its rollout on September 23, according to data by the National Health Agency.
‘Modicare’ to offer insurers limited business
According to insurers, their experiences in managing large schemes like the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana can make a huge difference to the AB-NHPM.
Modicare: Rule of hospital stay eased for cancer fighters
Guidelines of the tumour board have been adopted to ensure patients do not have to pay out of their pocket.
Unfortunate that some states have opted out of 'Modicare' due to politics: Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman said that personalized beneficiary identification letters signed by the PM with family card are being sent to all the identified families in the villages and towns across the country.
Modicare to create 10 lakh jobs: Ayushman Bharat CEO
PMJAY CEO Indu Bhushan said Modicare will create 10 lakh jobs in the health and insurance sector .
Modicare rates may rise; states to get sops
Sources said some price revisions are also likely to get corporate hospitals under the scheme, which have raised concerns against the cap of charges being too low.
The coming Lok Sabha polls will bring "good result", hopes Amartya Sen
Sen alleged that the amount of money spent for improvement of health and education is not enough in this country.
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