The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission aims to create a seamless online platform to enable information-sharing within the digital health ecosystem.
The key components of the Mission include a health ID for every citizen that will also work as their health account, to which personal health records can be linked and viewed with the help of a mobile application.
Addressing the 81st episode of 'Mann Ki Baat', PM recalled that 3-yrs ago, on Upadhyaya birth anniversary on Sept 25, "the world's largest health assurance scheme- Ayushman Bharat scheme was implemented."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Ayushman Bharat scheme via video-conferencing to extend health insurance coverage to all residents of Jammu and Kashmir.
Under the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), over 1.26 crore hospital admissions have been authorised as of September 21.
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said, here on Monday, Covid-19 patients had been included in the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has presented challenges for several nations, could be an “opportunity” for India to speed up the health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat, especially with a focus on primary healthcare, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said.
Over one crore people have availed treatment worth around Rs 13,412 crore for free in hospitals across the country under the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme since its launch in September 2018, officials said. Also, 2,132 patients have availed or are currently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY) in the country, the National Health Authority (NHA), which is responsible for implementing the scheme
The office of the National Health Authority, the nodal agency for Ayushman Bharat, was sealed in Delhi after one of the employees tested positive for coronavirus
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered that coronavirus tests for the poor and people from economically weaker sections (EWS) must be conducted free-of-charge
The Centre's flagship scheme Ayushman Bharat will be implemented in Delhi from the upcoming financial year, Delhi's finance minister Manish Sisodia announced in his budget speech
Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Yojana (PMJAY) will now be implemented in Delhi, State Finance and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia announced in Delhi Budget 2020-21 on Monday.
A group of HIV-infected persons has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include them in the Centre's flagship health protection scheme -- Ayushman Bharat.
Implementation of Ayushman Bharat in Bihar has crossed a major milestone with 51 lakh beneficiary cards being issued. With this, e-cards has been issued to more than 24.19 lakh families which are 22 per cent of the eligible families under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY).
A total of 5.88 lakh families in the National Capital Territory (NCT) could benefit from Ayushman Bharat, billed as the world’s largest healthcare scheme. Further, the total potential individual beneficiaries from Ayushman Bharat number more than 26 lakh in Delhi
To promote preventive healthcare, 1.5 lakh Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centres are proposed to be set up by 2022, according to the Economic Survey 2019-20. The Survey was tabled in Parliament on Friday by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday said that he has never seen innocents like the Indian people, who believe the claims made by the government on the implementation of its programmes.
A total 171 hospitals have been de-empanelled and penalties to the tune of Rs 4.5 crore have been imposed on hospitals for allegedly committed fraud and indulging in malcpractices under the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, the apex body implementing it said on Friday.
The Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme will generate employment of 1,20,000 community health officers who will be placed at health and wellness centres by 2022, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey informed Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.