Ayushman Bharat Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi

The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN) on March 10, 2021 as a single non-lapsable reserve fund. Highlights This has been approved for the share of Health from proceeds of Health and Education Cess which is levied under the Section 136-b of Finance Act, 2007. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi ..

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Who has been appointed as New Chief Executive of Ayushman Bharat?

Recently, R. S. Sharma has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ayushman Bharat scheme or the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana which is an insurance scheme by the National Health Authority’s (NHA). Highlights The newly appointed chief executive, RS Sharma, will replace Indu Bhushan. He was appointed after Indu Bhushan has ..

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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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