PMJAY Current Affairs, GK & News

PMJAY  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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171 Hospitals de-empanelled under Ayushman Bharat Scheme

On January 3, 2020, around 171 hospitals were de-empanelled by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for committing fraud. The Ministry had also imposed a fine of Rs 4.5 crores. The FIRs were lodged on 6 hospitals in Uttarakhand and Jharkhand states. Highlights The Anti-Fraud units detected fake e-cards and lodged FIRs in the corresponding ..

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PMJAY – First Year with 90,000 Cancer claims; Tamil Nadu tops the list

The Union Health Ministry released its data on PMJAY – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The scheme aimed at helping economically vulnerable persons. It aimed to cover more than 10 crore families. Key Findings According to the report, every year there are 11.57 lakh new cancer patients in India and 7.84 lakh cancer deaths. In ..

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