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Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)

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Government is preparing to include ASHA and anganwadi workers/helpers in its Ayushman Bharat scheme as announced in Intereim Budget 2024.


∙ Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) is the largest publicly funded health assurance scheme in the world .

∙ It provides health cover of Rs. 5 lakhs per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.

∙ The households included are based on the deprivation and occupational criteria of Socio-Economic Caste Census 2011 (SECC 2011) for rural and urban areas respectively.

Do you know ?– Ayushman Bharat is a flagship scheme of Government of India – It was recommended by the National Health Policy 2017, to achieve the vision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).– It has been designed to meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its underlying commitment, which is to “leave no one behind.”It adopts a continuum of care approach, comprising of two interrelated components, which are –A. Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs)B. Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)
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