Madhya Pradesh government is going to launch Maha Ayushman Yojana 2019 which is improved version of Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat Yojana. Under MP Maha Ayushman Scheme, govt. will provide health insurance of Rs. 7.5 lakh for secondary and tertiary hospitalization. This scheme will be implemented under Right to Health policy.
As the Ayushman Bharat – PM Jan Arogya Yojana includes only BPL families, Maha Ayushman will provide health benefits to all the middle class, upper middle class and top class people. In the new scheme, the state govt. will offer accidental coverage of Rs. 2.5 lakh to every family.
The new MP Maha Ayushman Yojana is going to be launched on 15 August 2019.
Madhya Pradesh Maha Ayushman Yojana 2019
The state govt. of Maha Ayushman Scheme would be an improved version of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana and would be implemented under Right to Health policy. MP govt. will launch this Maha Ayushman Yojana on 15 August 2019. This scheme would provide healthcare services to an additional 34 lakh families which are covered under food security scheme.
The Ayushman Bharat Yojana (PMJAY) of the central govt. does not includes those covered under the Food Security Scheme. PMJAY scheme is limited to 83 lakh poor and vulnerable families which are identified as deprived rural families & occupational categories of urban worker’s families as per SECC 2011 data. Madhya Pradesh govt. is also making registration of economically weaker sections (EWS) for health insurance.
Till date, the contribution of MP govt. in Ayushman Bharat Yojana is Rs. 900 crore. On making payment of health coverage of 1.14 crore families under Maha Ayushman Yojana, the state govt. will have to pay Rs. 2,000 crore.
MP Maha Ayushman Yojana Highlights
Here are the complete highlights of MP Maha Ayushman Yojana 2019:-
|Details||Maha Ayushman Yojana of Madhya Pradesh||Ayushman Bharat Yojana of Central Govt.|
|Health Insurance Cover||Rs. 7.5 lakh||Rs. 5 lakh|
|Launch Date||15 August 2019||23 September 2018|
|Beneficiaries||All citizens of Madhya Pradesh including BPL families, middle class, APL families||BPL Families whose name is present in SECC 2011 data|
|Number of Beneficiaries||1.17 crore families||83 lakh families|
MP govt. will need more than 1500 crore to implement new Maha Ayushman Scheme. This amount is required as MP govt. will have to pay an additional Rs. 528 crore which is now paid by the central govt. under Ayushman Bharat Yojana.