Haryana Government has decided to launch the Ayushman Bharat-Haryana Health Protection Mission in the State on August 15, 2018 to provide cashless and paperless healthcare treatment facility to the eligible

August 10, 2018
  • Chandigarh August 9: Haryana Government has decided to launch the Ayushman Bharat-Haryana Health Protection Mission in the State on August 15, 2018 to provide cashless and paperless healthcare treatment facility to the eligible beneficiaries in the empanelled government hospitals of the State. On pilot basis, the scheme would be implemented in one government hospital each in all 22 districts, one ESI hospital and one Medical College.
  • A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today. Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij and Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu were also present in the meeting.
  • Under the Ayushman Bharat-Haryana Health Protection Mission, the identified families under Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) would be provided benefit coverage of Rs five lakh. Every family figuring in the defined SECC 2011 database would be entitled to claim benefit under the scheme. Each beneficiary would be issued a card with a unique QR code and he would have to produce it in hospital he is visiting for treatment.
  • The Chief Minister directed to ensure that sufficient stock of required medicines is available in these hospitals so that patients need not purchase it from outside.
  • It was informed that all necessary arrangements have been made for the pilot launch of Ayushman Bharat-Haryana Health Protection Mission in the State. It was informed that 15.50 lakhs families including 925014 rural and 626761 urban figures in SECC 2011 database would be entitled to claim benefit. It was also informed that 58 government and 32 private hospitals in the State would be empanelled for successful implementation of the scheme by August 15, 2018 for the pilot project. Process is in progress to empanel more hospitals under the scheme. Out of 1,350 treatment packages provided by Government of India, about 266 packages would be reserved by the State Government for public care health system in government hospitals of the state.
  • The Department of Medical Education and Research has been asked to empanel the Medical Colleges or hospitals in the Ayushman Bharat Scheme. Similarly, Labour Department has been asked to empanel the ESI Medical College and hospitals under the scheme.
  • It was informed that Ayush Mitra would be appointed in all empanelled government hospitals which would assists the patients visiting the hospitals in availing the facilities under the scheme. Apart from this, training Programme of all Chief Medical Officers (CMO’s) and  Nodal Deputy CMO’s was conducted at Panchkula for the implementation of this scheme.
  • Earlier, the Chief Minister launched the website of Ayushman Bharat-Haryana Health Protection Mission. It was informed that the public and private sector hospitals can apply online for empanelment under the scheme by visiting the website http://ayushmanbharatharyana.in. It was also informed that 74 applications from private hospitals have been accepted on the website and their physical verification is being conducted for empanelment.
  • Among those present in the meeting included Chief Secretary  Mr D.S Dhesi, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Mr Ram Niwas, Additional Chief Secretary , Health Mr R.R Jowel, Additional Chief Secretary, Medial Education and Research Mr Amit Jha, Principal Secretary Labour Dr Mahavir Singh, Principal Secretary Finance Mr TVSN Prasad, Director AYUSH and CEO Ayushman Bharat – Haryana Health Protection Authority Dr Saket Kumar and other senior officers of the State Government.