Ayushman Bharat Card

Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Yojana has been launched by the Central Government. Through this scheme, health insurance up to Rs 5 lakh is provided to families living below the poverty line. Free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh will be provided to all the beneficiaries of the scheme through empaneled hospitals. This scheme will prove effective in improving the health of the citizens of the country. This scheme was launched by the Prime Minister of our country Narendra Modi on 23 September 2018. More than 40 crore citizens of the country will be covered under this scheme by the government.

The beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Scheme can apply through both online and offline means. With the operation of this scheme, now no citizen of the country will be deprived of his treatment due to financial constraints. Apart from this, the operation of this scheme will also improve the standard of living of the citizens of the country.

Objective of Ayushman Bharat Yojana

    Due to financial constraints in the poor families of our country, due to financial conditions, they are unable to get treatment in hospitals and are unable to bear the cost of treatment. They can get free treatment in hospitals, remove the health-related problems of poor families, and reduce the death rate due to disease. Through Ayushman Bharat Yojana, financial assistance is provided by providing health insurance to the economically weak poor families of the country.

Some of the main facilities available under Ayushman Bharat Yojana:-

    Medical examination, treatment and counseling

  • Prior hospitalization
  • Medical and medical consumables
  • Non-intensive and intensive care services
  • Clinical and laboratory tests
  • Housing benefit
  • Food services
  • Treatment of complications arising during treatment
  • Post hospitalization follow up up to 15 days after hospitalization
  • Pre existing disease cover up