Ayushman Bharat Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

National Digital Health Mission

The Government of India recently approved the Health Data Management Policy of the National Digital Health Mission. It sets out minimum standard for data privacy protection to be followed to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The policy is to act as a guidance document across the National Digital Health Ecosystem. About National Digital ..

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J&K announces New Universal Health Insurance Scheme

Recently, the Jammu & Kashmir government has announced a Universal health Insurance scheme on the lines of the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat. The scheme will cover the entire population of the Union territory (UT). The annual expenditure of the scheme is Rs 123 crore. Highlights of the scheme The scheme was announced by Lt Governor Manoj ..

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How important is ‘Privacy’ in the new National Digital Health Mission?

The draft of NDMH’s Health Data Management Policy that looks forward to inducting all necessary data privacy measures as part of the digitization of the healthcare system has been released recently by the National Health Authority (NHA) for public opinion. National Digital Health Mission The National Digital Health Mission is a flagship program of the ..

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Highlights: Ayushman Bharat scheme to be expanded to non-poor people

The Union Government is planning to extend the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ to cover the non-poor population in the country. The government is also mulling the possibility of bringing all the existing health insurance schemes under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. About Ayushman Bharat Scheme This scheme was launched by the ..

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Ayushman Bharat: 50 Crore poor eligible for testing and treatment

On April 5, 2020, Union Health Minister Harsha Vardhan announced that over 50 crore vulnerable and poor citizens are eligible under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat). Highlights Under Ayushman Bharat, the testing for the poor and vulnerable, (that is the citizens eligible to claim benefits under the scheme) has been made free. The ..

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