Haryana:BPL families to get ABS benefits : Vij

Chandigarh, March 3 : Haryana Health and Family Welfare Minister Anil Vij said the process has been initiated for poor families of the state under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme (ABS), especially the BPL families whose annual income is less than or equal to Rs 1.80 lakh and land is less than 5 acres. He said Thursday that the Government of India (GoI) conceptualised Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, a public healthcare scheme with the potential to transform the healthcare landscape of our nation. Mr Vij said the AB-PMJAY has subsumed extant RSBY. AB-PMJAY, with its coverage of more than 50 crores lives, is the most ambitious scheme of its kind in the world. It seeks to cover nearly 1350 procedures through a country wide network of empanelled hospitals in a cashless and paperless manner. Aided by a robust IT system it intends to provide seamless portability of benefits to beneficiaries from one state to another, across the country. He said an MoU was signed by the government of Haryana on 14th August 2018 with National Health Agency of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Gol to implement the Ayushman Bharat Scheme in state of Haryana on assurance model with internal team of medical officers. GS SY 1415

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