Punjab government to launch Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana (SSBY)
The Punjab government has decided to launch its flagship universal health insurance scheme -Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana’ (SSBY) – from July 2019. The scheme will provide an annual health cover of Rs 5 lakh per family. Around 43.18 lakh families in Punjab will be covered under it. Besides all government hospitals, 364 private hospitals in Punjab had been empanelled, where the beneficiaries would get the secondary and tertiary care. The beneficiaries included the 14.86 lakh families covered under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in the state. The cost of the premium for the families covered under the PMJAY would be borne by the Centre and the state government in the 60:40 ratio while for the rest of the beneficiaries, it would borne by the state government.
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Topics: Ayushman Bharat Yojana • Government of India • Health • Health insurance in India • India • Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana • Publicly funded health care • Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
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