Ayushman Bharat Yojana Toll-free Phone number, Features, Objectives, Official Website

Ayushman Bharat Yojana ( Health Insurance India) Toll-free Phone number, Features, Eligibility, How to apply, Official Website- Ayushman Bharat is a health insurance scheme under which 10.74 crore poor households across India will be eligible for reimbursement of up to Rs 5 lakh per year towards hospitalization expenses of their family members. Apart from the expenses on in-patient treatment, the scheme also covers pre- and post-hospitalization costs to some extent. Indu Bhushan appointed as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Dr. Dinesh Arora appointed as deputy CEO of Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

Features of this Scheme:

  • It is deemed as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme covering around 50 Crore beneficiaries.
  • The Ayushman Bharat is a scheme that aims to provide health insurance to 10 crore families.
  • The coverage will be Rs.5 lakh per year per family.
  • 1,354 health packages are included in this scheme. Major treatments like coronary bypass, knee replacements, and stenting would be provided at 15% to 20% cheaper rate than the Central Government Health Scheme.
  • The scheme provides the cashless and paperless claim process.
  • You can avail the benefits either in Government Hospitals or with listed private hospitals.
  • The beneficiaries identified based on the deprivation categories (D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, and D7). For urban areas, 11 occupational criteria will determine the eligibility.
  • Here, family means no restriction on a number of members or age.
  • As of now, Aadhaar card is not mandatory. You just have to prove your identity through Aadhaar, Voter ID or Ration Card.
  • Each empanelled hospital will have the “Ayushman Mitra Help Desk”, where the beneficiary can check the eligibility and enroll for the scheme.
  • All beneficiaries will get the QR Code. This will help in identifying the beneficiary.

Eligibility Criteria of Ayushman Bharat Yojana: 

  • This scheme offered to poor people as per data collected under social economical caste census conducted by the government in 2011.
  • Aadhaar card is not mandatory to avail benefit under this scheme but valid ID is required to get treatment at the hospital.
  • There is no limitation about family member under this scheme.

Target Audience – Poor and economically backward class people which includes –

  • Family with no adult member between 16 to 59 years.
  • A family only headed by a female member
  • SC/ST household
  • Casual Labor
  • Primitive tribal groups
  • Domestic worker/ Street vendor/ Cobbler/Hawker/ Other service provider working on streets
  • Construction worker/ Plumber/ Mason/ Labour/ Painter/ Welder/ Security guard
  • Transport worker/ Driver/ Conductor/ Helper
  • Shop worker/ Assistant/ Peon in small establishment/ Helper/Delivery assistant /
  • Attendant/ Waiter

Required documents

  • Respective special category certificates
  • Age proof documents Family structure
  • Identification details Contact information
  • Scanned copy of Aadhar Income certificate
  • Caste certificate

CONTACT DETAILS:

  • Toll-Free Contact Number-1455 or 1800111565
  • Email ID-pm-nhpmission@gov.in

SOCIAL WEBSITES:

FACEBOOK: @AyushmanBharatGoI

They have a page on Facebook where they have updated their latest information stuff. If you want to follow then you can use the above link.

TWITTER: @ayushmannha

They have an account on Twitter where they have provided information related to this scheme. If you want to get more then visit the above link.

WEBSITE: @abnhpm.gov.in

You can apply for this scheme via their official website.

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