Ayushman Bharat Scheme: National Health Protection Mission Council

IIITD Student B.Tech Project. BTP Supervisor: Prof. Manohar Khushalani
BTP Students: Sejal Kumar / Aysha Fazilath / Rahul Patwardhan / Vyshakh Dharan
Video Input: Utsav Rohilla / Nitin Yadav / Aditya Diundi

This OneVorld video informs us about the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Scheme by NHPMC which aims to provide secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to poor and vulnerable families. NHPMC was launched in 2018. Ayushman Bharat is National Health Protection Scheme, which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage up to 5 lakh rupees per family per year. The scheme is based on the entitlement decided on the basis of deprivation criteria in the SECC. This scheme provides cooperative federalism and flexibility to states. The major impacts of the scheme will be providing, quality health, quality medication, timely treatments, improvements in health outcomes, patient satisfaction, improvement in the quality of life. In addition, the unmet needs of the population which remained hidden due to lack of financial resources will be catered to.

NHPMC implements Ayushman Bharat Scheme which aims to provide secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to poor and vulnerable families. It was launched in 2018. The scheme is advised to be implemented by State Health Agencies. They can decide to implement this scheme through insurance companies or trusts.

The major impacts of this scheme is as follows –

  1. Providing healthcare and monetary coverage of 5 lakhs for each family
  2. Timely treatments and high patient satisfaction
  3. Improvement in quality of life
  4. Increase in employment opportunities

Healthcare is a right, not a privilege. A healthy nation is a prosperous nation.

BTP Students; Sejal Kumar / Aysha Fazilath / Rahul Patwardhan / Vyshakh Dharan
Video Input: Utsav Rohilla / Nitin Yadav / Aditya Diundi

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