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Press Information Bureau <br />Government of India<br />Ministry of Health and Family Welfare<br /><span style='float:right;font-size:80%;font-weight:lighter'>25 JUN 2019 3:09PM by PIB Delhi</span>
Beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Facilities under Ayushman Bharat – Health & Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs) are available to all. Salient features and targets of the AB- HWCs are given below:

Salient Features and Targets of Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness Centres

1.         Under AB-HWC, Comprehensive Primary Healthcare is being provided which includes promotive, preventive, curative, palliative and rehabilitative services.

2.         The AB-HWCs are envisioned to provide an expanded range of services to include care for non - communicable diseases, palliative and rehabilitative care, Oral, Eye and ENT care, mental health and first level care for emergencies and trauma as well as Health promotion and wellness activities like Yoga apart from services already being provided for Maternal and Child Health including immunization and communicable diseases.

3.         To provide comprehensive health coverage to the beneficiaries, free essential drugs and diagnostic services are also being provided through these AB-HWCs.

4.         The roll out plan of Ayushman Bharat - HWCs is given as below:

•           FY 2018-19 = 15,000

•           FY 2019-20 = 25,000 (Cumulative 40,000)

•           FY 2020-21 = 30,000 (Cumulative 70,000)

•           FY 2021-2022 = 40,000 (Cumulative 1,10,000)

•           Till 31st December 2022 = 40,000 (Cumulative 1,50,000)

 

 

Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY) provides health coverage to around 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families as per Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC) data. The salient features of Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY) are given below:

 

Salient Features of Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana [PMJAY]

 

 

1.         Government of India has launched Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (PMJAY) on 23.09.2018. PMJAY is centrally sponsored scheme. It is entirely funded by Government and the funding is shared between Centre and State governments as per prevailing guidelines of Ministry of Finance.

 

2.         PMJAY provides health coverage up to Rs. 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary hospitalization to around 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families (approx. 50 crore beneficiaries).

 

3.         PMJAY is an entitlement based scheme. This scheme covers poor and vulnerable families based on deprivation and occupational criteria as per SECC database.

 

4.         PMJAY provides cashless and paperless access to services for the beneficiary at the point of service in any (both public and private) empanelled hospitals across India. In other words, a beneficiary from one State can avail benefits from an empanelled Hospital anywhere in the Country.

 

5.         Under PMAJY, the States are free to choose the modalities for implementation. They can implement the scheme through insurance company or directly through the Trust/ Society or mixed model.

 

6.         There is no restriction on family size, ensuring all members of designated families specifically girl child and senior citizens get coverage.

 

7.         A well-defined Complaint and Public Grievance Redressal Mechanism, has been put in place through which complaints/ grievances are registered, acknowledged, escalated for relevant action, resolved and monitored.

 

8.         PMJAY has created a robust IT system for implementation and role of real time transaction data.

 

9.         At National level, National Health Authority (NHA) has been set up as an attached office to Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to manage the implementation of the scheme.

 

10.       The details of package, operational guidelines and key features are available at www. pmjay.gov.in

 

 

 

AB- PMJAY provides cashless treatment to the entitled beneficiaries at empanelled hospitals. No money is released to the beneficiary and payment is made directly to the hospitals by State Health Agency (SHA) in case of Trust Mode, and by Insurance company incase of Insurance mode.

As on 18.06.2019, the total number of claims made are 23,26,520 and total claim amount submitted is Rs.3077,51,38,624. State-wise details are given below:

 

State-wise  details for claim number & claim amount under AB-PMJAY (As on 18.06.2019)

Sl. No.

State

Claim Number

Claim Amount

1

Chhattisgarh

          5,07,707

     37924,31,567

2

Gujarat

          3,94,995

     64157,73,230

3

Kerala

          2,74,298

     15000,79,006

4

Tamil Nadu

          2,11,075

     39919,88,871

5

Jharkhand

          1,68,490

     16604,91,355

6

Karnataka

          1,41,238

     36389,05,339

7

Maharashtra

          1,13,830

     28259,27,073

8

Uttar Pradesh

          1,05,255

     11748,97,586

9

Andhra Pradesh

             92,982

     25164,00,245

10

Madhya Pradesh

             70,898

       7932,28,923

11

Bihar

             39,943

       3458,68,103

12

Uttarakhand

             38,515

       3818,39,891

13

Assam

             36,577

       4777,70,292

14

Haryana

             23,588

       3302,30,981

15

Tripura

             16,607

         867,64,966

16

Jammu And Kashmir

             16,337

       1071,24,523

17

West Bengal

             14,777

       1414,52,393

18

Himachal Pradesh

             12,619

       1249,46,595

19

Meghalaya

             11,861

         867,35,930

20

Mizoram

             11,630

         890,12,855

21

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

             11,140

         427,46,501

22

Daman And Diu

3,234

         111,94,100

23

NHCP

               3,082

       1308,99,614

24

Manipur

               2,361

         413,75,658

25

Chandigarh

               1,450

         160,90,105

26

Goa

               1,249

         407,02,384

27

Nagaland

                   628

            81,51,821

28

Sikkim

                     83

            10,39,930

29

Arunachal Pradesh

                     53

              9,09,600

30

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

                     14

                 58,200

31

PSU

                       4

              1,00,980

Total

        23,26,520

   307751,38,624

 

AB-PMJAY covers deprived families in rural areas and families of workers of identified occupational categories in urban areas, as per the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) - 2011 data. All such beneficiary families under RSBY that do not feature in the targeted groups as per SECC data, are also covered under PMJAY. At present, there is no proposal to extend the coverage of PMJAY.

        The State/UT-wise details of beneficiaries covered under AB-PMJAY is given below:

 

State-wise details for beneficiary families covered under AB-PMJAY (as on 18.06.2019)

Sl. No.

State

Beneficiary families covered (in lakhs)

1

Andaman And Nicobar Islands*

0.78

2

Andhra Pradesh *

90

3

Arunachal Pradesh

0.89

4

Assam

27.02

5

Bihar

108.95

6

Chandigarh

0.71

7

Chhattisgarh

41.46

8

Dadra And Nagar Haveli*

0.66

9

Daman And Diu*

0.45

10

Goa

0.37

11

Gujarat*

70

12

Haryana

15.51

13

Himachal Pradesh

4.8

14

Jammu And Kashmir

6.13

15

Jharkhand*

57

16

Karnataka*

115

17

Kerala

34.84

18

Lakshadweep

0.01

19

Madhya Pradesh*

128.8

20

Maharashtra

83.63

21

Manipur

2.77

22

Meghalaya*

8.37

23

Mizoram

1.95

24

Nagaland

2.33

25

Puducherry

1.04

26

Punjab*

42

27

Sikkim

0.4

28

Tamil Nadu*

157

29

Tripura

4.9

30

Uttar Pradesh

118.04

31

Uttarakhand*

19.68

32

West Bengal

112

Total

1,257#

 

 

 

* Includes State extensions of PM-JAY

# Includes 10.74 crore identified families entitled for PMJAY as per SECC database

 

 

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

 

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MV/LK