Over 18 crore Ayushman Cards issued under AB-PMJAY so far
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According to the Health Ministry under Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB- PMJAY), more than 18 crore Ayushman cards have been issued so far.
This scheme has been implemented to provide health cover to the people.
This scheme has proved to be a boon for the poor people.
More than 3 crore 20 lakh people have availed the hospital facilities under the scheme.
About Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana ( AB- PMJAY)
launched in 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
It has two components Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) and Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs).
Ayushman Bharat is the largest government funded healthcare program in the world.
It offers a sum insured of Rs5 lakh per family for secondary care as well as tertiary care.
Under the scheme cashless and paperless access to services are provided to the beneficiaries.
It is an entitlement-based scheme that targets the beneficiaries identified by the latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data.
Funds for the scheme are shared between the Center and the states in a 60:40 ratio for all states.
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