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NEWS IMPULSE – AYUSHMAN BHARAT PMJAY SEHAT SCHEME | 28 DECEMBER

Context:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT scheme for the residents of Jammu and Kashmir, via video conferencing.

• The beneficiaries of Jammu and Kashmir were not covered under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

ABOUT AB-PMJAY SEHAT

• The full form of SEHAT is social, endeavour for health, and telemedicine.

• Under this scheme, cashless health cover up to Rs 500000 will provide to all the beneficiaries

• The central government is going to ensure smooth implementation of the Scheme

• Under this scheme, SEHAT card will distribute to all the beneficiaries

• The beneficiaries have to show these cards in the hospital in order to avail cashless treatment

• All the eligible beneficiaries of Jammu and Kashmir can apply for the Scheme through common service centre operators

• The central government is completing the database of residents of Jammu and Kashmir in order to implement Jammu Kashmir SEHAT Health Insurance.

• Around 1 crore beneficiaries will cover under this scheme.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

• Applicant must be a permanent resident of Jammu and Kashmir

• Each Citizen of Jammu Kashmir

• Aadhar card

• Voter ID

• Age proof

• Ration card

• Residence proof

• Passport size photograph

• Mobile number

 

SOURCE – PIB

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