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The decision to implement the scheme was conveyed to the Centre by Telangana chief secretary Somesh Kumar during a video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)

In another U-turn, KCR decides to implement Centre’s Ayushman Bharat scheme

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 08:52 PM IST
Ever since Ayushman Bharat was introduced in September 2018, KCR, as the Telangana chief minister is known, has been strongly resisting it and refusing to implement it in Telangana.
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A health worker in PPE coveralls during collection of swab samples for coronavirus testing at a testing centre.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A health worker in PPE coveralls during collection of swab samples for coronavirus testing at a testing centre.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

‘Private hospitals to spare 50% beds for Covid-19 patients if needed’: UP govt

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 12:55 PM IST
The fee to be taken is also prescribed and coordination for the bed requirement will be done at the district level by the administration and the health department, the order said.
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The scheme involves the grant of foodgrain from the central pool to approximately 8 crore migrant labourers who are either stranded or have reached their homes.(ANI)
The scheme involves the grant of foodgrain from the central pool to approximately 8 crore migrant labourers who are either stranded or have reached their homes.(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Atmanirbhar Bharat package for food grains to migrants gets cabinet nod and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Delhi, India
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 05:55 PM IST
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At least 3,000 persons have also been tested cashless for Covid-19 under the scheme.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
At least 3,000 persons have also been tested cashless for Covid-19 under the scheme.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

2,000 under treatment, 3,000 tested free for Covid-19 under Ayushman Bharat scheme

By Rhythma Kaul | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 04:04 PM IST
The National Health Authority (NHA), which is the implementing authority of the scheme, has empanelled about 1,500 additional hospitals under the scheme in the past month to meet the load of Covid-19 patients.
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Dr. Indu Bhushan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ayushman Bharat scheme.(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)
Dr. Indu Bhushan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ayushman Bharat scheme.(Mohd Zakir/ HT file photo)

Ayushman Bharat scheme has worked quite well: CEO Indu Bhushan

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2019 02:46 AM IST
Dr. Indu Bhushan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the scheme talks to Rhythma Kaul about the year-long journey and why four states are yet to come on board.
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Dr Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat — PM Jan Arogya Yojana(HT PHOTO)
Dr Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat — PM Jan Arogya Yojana(HT PHOTO)

Ayushman Bharat scheme will be game changer: Dr Bhushan

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 12:38 AM IST
With more treatment options available to the poor through the scheme, there is a rise in competition among private players in health sector, says Dr Bhushan
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Nearly 15 lakh families in Punjab under Socio Economic Caste Census were to be benefitted under Ayushman Bharat scheme.(HT File Photo)
Nearly 15 lakh families in Punjab under Socio Economic Caste Census were to be benefitted under Ayushman Bharat scheme.(HT File Photo)

Punjab government misses July 1 launch of health cover scheme due to lack of funds

By Ravinder Vasudeva | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2019 01:55 PM IST
About two weeks ago, health minister Balbir Sidhu had announced the date for the launch, which didn’t happen as finance department is yet to clear the request for budget.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Ayushman Bharat, in Ranchi, Jharkhand.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Ayushman Bharat, in Ranchi, Jharkhand.(ANI)

10 million screened for common diseases under Ayushman Bharat scheme

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 08:10 AM IST
At least 10 million people were screened for common non-communicable diseases (NCDs) at the 10,000 health and wellness centres (HWC) operational under the Narendra Modi government’s flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme.
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The Ministry of Ayush will run 12,5000 health and wellness centres all over India as part of the flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme in the 2018-19 budget.(HT Photo)
The Ministry of Ayush will run 12,5000 health and wellness centres all over India as part of the flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme in the 2018-19 budget.(HT Photo)

Over 12,000 Ayush wellness hubs across India soon

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 02:40 PM IST
These centres will be called Ayush Health and Wellness Centres (AHWCs) and exclusively use alternative systems of medicine.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee(PTI)

PM Modi taking credit for Ayushman Bharat, says Mamata, Bengal exits scheme

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2019 09:00 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee argued that the Centre was printing pictures of PM Modi in the official communication of the scheme for publicity.
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Patients from other states account for 30-40% of patients treated in large Delhi hospitals.(HT?Picture for representation)
Patients from other states account for 30-40% of patients treated in large Delhi hospitals.(HT?Picture for representation)

Centre asks Delhi private hospitals to join Ayushman Bharat scheme

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2018 07:14 AM IST
With the Delhi government refusing to be part of the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat health insurance programme, the National Health Agency has invited private hospitals to get empanelled with the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana to treat poor patients from across India.
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None of the 80,000 families in Gurugram registered under the Ayushman Bharat scheme have availed of the benefits so far.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
None of the 80,000 families in Gurugram registered under the Ayushman Bharat scheme have availed of the benefits so far.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Why there aren’t any takers in Gurugram so far for Ayushman Bharat

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2018 02:04 PM IST
According to several health department officials, the reason why there haven’t been any takers in Gurugram for the Ayushman Bharat health scheme so far is a lack of awareness about the scheme.
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(HT file)
(HT file)

Punjab govt extends Modicare to 42 lakh families in state

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 08:59 AM IST
The cabinet, at a meeting chaired by chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh, decided to set up a committee under the chief secretary, to work out financial modalities for implementation of the scheme at an estimated cost of more than Rs 300 crore.
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The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

AIIMS signs MoU to implement Ayushman Bharat scheme

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 05:06 PM IST
In accordance with the provisions of the scheme, AIIMS will provide all diagnostic and therapeutic facilities to the entitled beneficiary patients admitted in the hospital, as per approved packages.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of the Talcher Ferlitiliser Plant, Angul in Odisha, Saturday, September 22, 2018.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of the Talcher Ferlitiliser Plant, Angul in Odisha, Saturday, September 22, 2018.(PTI)

Naveen Patnaik hits back after PM Modi slams Odisha govt for rejecting Ayushman Bharat scheme

By Press Trust of India | Bhubaneshwar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2018 08:58 PM IST
The Odisha CM said the Centre should be thinking about the skill mission scam, the Ujjwala scheme scam and the record increase in fuel prices.
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Health Minister J.P. Nadda speaks to the media at his office in New Delhi January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files(Reuters File Photo)
Health Minister J.P. Nadda speaks to the media at his office in New Delhi January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/Files(Reuters File Photo)

Moving towards universal health cover with Ayushman Bharat scheme: Union minister JP Nadda

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 10:25 AM IST
The Ayushman Bharat programme gives health insurance coverage to 107.4 million families and more than 550 million people.
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley in this year’s budget announced annual insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh for hospitalisation for poor and vulnerable families, benefiting 10.74 crore families.(HT File Photo)
Finance minister Arun Jaitley in this year’s budget announced annual insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh for hospitalisation for poor and vulnerable families, benefiting 10.74 crore families.(HT File Photo)

Indian Medical Association signs pact with Centre on facilitating Ayushman Bharat scheme

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2018 11:08 PM IST
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has signed an agreement with the Centre on facilitating implementation of Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), even though differences over the package rates remain.
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A beneficiary eligible for receiving the benefits under the scheme shall be required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication, read the gazette notification dated July 4.(File photo)
A beneficiary eligible for receiving the benefits under the scheme shall be required to furnish proof of possession of Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication, read the gazette notification dated July 4.(File photo)

Aadhaar desirable, not must for Rs 5 lakh healthcare scheme, says Centre

By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 08:49 PM IST
Ayushman Bharat’s CEO Indu Bhushan said they will use Aadhaar data as a mode of authentication to reduce fraud.
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In an emergency meeting in New Delhi on Sunday evening, the Indian Medical Association said the package rates were unacceptable but appreciated the government’s decision to empanel the hospitals from 10 beds onwards.(File photo)
In an emergency meeting in New Delhi on Sunday evening, the Indian Medical Association said the package rates were unacceptable but appreciated the government’s decision to empanel the hospitals from 10 beds onwards.(File photo)

Package rates in Ayushman Bharat scheme will put patient safety at risk, says IMA

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 08:14 PM IST
The package rates (under Ayushman Bharat scheme) are unacceptable as they are exposing the patients to danger in hospitals, as such low rates will have to be compromised with the quality of services being provided and will only breed corruption, the Indian Medical Association says.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches India’s first wellness centre under Ayushmaan Bharat in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches India’s first wellness centre under Ayushmaan Bharat in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh.(ANI Photo)

PM Modi inaugurates first health centre under Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Chhattisgarh

By HT Correspondent | PTI, Jangala, Bijapur
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2018 01:51 PM IST
This was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fourth visit to Chhattisgarh, where assembly elections are due later this year.
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