As many as 194 government and private hospitals in Haryana have been empanelled for the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat Scheme, Health Minister Anil Vij said on Wednesday.
Haryana is the first state to start this health insurance scheme on a pilot basis from August 15. It will be implemented in one government hospital of each 22 districts, said the minister.
So far, 35 persons have claimed aid under this scheme and 18 of them have already received the money, the minister claimed.
On the same lines, 126 persons have been admitted to different hospitals and 4,556 included in ‘Golden Record’ after their examination.
The health minister also said that Ayurveda Mitras are being deputed in the state hospitals for assisting patients.
Apart from this, 22 District Nodal Officers and 22 District IT Managers have also been engaged for the scheme’s implementation.
It is to be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the scheme across the nation on September 23 from Ranchi, wherein 10 crore poor and vulnerable families will be provided cashless coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care.
The scheme will cover 15.50 lakh families in Haryana as well.