Central govt. has released Ayushman Bharat Yojana (PM Jan Arogya Yojana) Treatment List in Health Benefit Packages 2.0 and their rates. Various status such as Uttar Pradesh has already implemented Health Benefit Packages 2.0 under Ayushman Bharat PMJAY. Accordingly, UP is the 1st of the 5 states to implement HBP 2.0. A pilot project of the new health benefit package was earlier completed in Nagaland after which several states became interested in implementing it. There are more than 1578 procedures in Health Benefit Package 2.0.
In order to remove duplication, various cross specialty packages have been introduced the new benefit package. In HBP 2.0, there are 554 packages which have been discontinued and 237 packages have been added. In HBP 1.0, there are 1393 treatment packages out of which 1083 are surgical, 309 medical and 1 unspecified packages.
Accordingly, HBP 2.0 of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana has 872 treatment packages with 1,578 procedures. Out of these, 612 surgical packages have 1052 procedures while 260 medical packages have 526 treatments.
Ayushman Bharat PMJAY Health Benefit Packages (2.0) and Rates List
People can now check the full list of specialists / treatments and their rates under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY HBP 2.0. This can be checked on the official PMAY website (www.pmjay.gov.in) or by visiting this link:-https://pmjay.gov.in/sites/default/files/2020-01/HBP_2.0-For_Website_V2.pdf
Ayushman Bharat – PMJAY provides health insurance cover of upto Rs. 5 lakh per family per year. This amount would be given for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to more than 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families. Under PM Jan Arogya Yojana, govt. will provide cashless and paperless access to services are provided to the beneficiaries at the point of service.
Till date, there are over 20,761 public and private hospitals which have been empanelled across the country to provide in-patient services to the beneficiaries. As per the National Health Authority (NHA), more than 88 lakh cases of hospital admissions worth Rs. 12,169 cr have been authorized under the scheme. NHA is the nodal agency for the implementation of the AB-PMJAY scheme.
51 lakh Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries in Bihar
Till March 2020, the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Yojana in Bihar has crossed a major milestone. As many as 51 lakh beneficiaries had received their Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) e-cards. There are e-cards has been issued to over 24.19 lakh families. These are 22% of the eligible families of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in the state.