PMJAY Current Affairs, GK & News

Unified Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY Cards

The Health Ministry had recently informed that soon the Ayushman card will be co-branded with the state logo and name of state-specific health schemes as well as the flagship health scheme of the Centre. Key Points This step has been taken by the government to reduce the confusion among the citizens so that they know ..

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PMJAY: Healthcare services to Transgender Persons

The National Health Authority (NHA) and the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for providing holistic health services to transgender persons under Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). Key Points After this agreement, the holder of the Transgender Certificate issued by the National Portal for Transgender Persons ..

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NHA sign MoU with Telangana to implement Ayushman Bharat Scheme

National Health Authority (NHA) has inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telangana government to implement Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana across the state immediately. Highlights Government has also linked the Ayushman Bharat Scheme with the state scheme “Aarogyasri’. Together, they are being called Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY Aarogyasri. NHA and State Health Agency (SHA) ..

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Ayushman Bharat PMJAY for COVID-19

The government has announced that the beneficiaries of the Ayushman Bharat PMJAY will be eligible for free treatment for the symptoms of COVID-19. Ayushman Bharat PMJAY The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is a component of the umbrella health scheme (Ayushman Bharat). It was launched in 2018 as the largest health insurance scheme ..

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Rare Disease Day

February 29th is observed as the Rare Disease Day. A World Economic Forum study reported that 457 million people are affected by these rare disease across the world. Orphan Disease: A rare disease is also called an orphan disease. These disease affect a small percentage of the population and usually have few treatment options. Most ..

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Budget 2020: Wellness, Water and Sanitation

On February 1, 2020, the Finance Minister presented the Budget for the financial year 2020-21. The GoI gives utmost importance to health sector. The GoI under the Budget 2020-21 aims to provide wellness, water and sanitation by allocating funds for following schemes. Ayushman Bharat Under PMJAY, there are more than 20,000 empaneled hospitals in the ..

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