Adityanath emphasized the need to develop an action plan quickly to enable people to download their State Health Card on their own and start benefiting from cashless healthcare.
Ankur Chatterjee: Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, introduced a scheme on Thursday that’ll facilitate cashless medical services to more than 75 lakh individuals. The scheme supposedly will benifit 22 lakh state government employees, retirees, and their families.
As per a government release, state-run institutions, medical colleges, and hospitals are places where qualified people would receive cashless medical services under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya State Employees Cashless Medical Scheme.
Under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, accredited hospitals will offer in an addition cashless medical services worth up to 5 lakh rupees.
The CM revealed the scheme at an event here, declaring that eligible employees and pensioners would receive a State Health Card.
Adityanath added, an action plan should be swiftly developed so that people can download their State Health Card on their own and start benefiting from cashless medical treatment in government or empanelled facilities.
According to an official statement, the CM stated that under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ Ayushman Bharat, poor families are provided medical insurance coverage of up to 5 lakh.
He claimed that the Mukhyamantri Jan Arogya Yojana provides medical insurance coverage of 5 lakh to Antyodaya (poorest of the poor) families in the state.
He also stated that registered Construction Workers Welfare Board workers receive a 5-lakh medical insurance coverage.
Mr Adityanath stated that during his previous tenure, his government had directed the relevant department to develop an action plan to provide cashless medical services to state government employees.
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