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Central government is now inviting online application forms for Hospital Empanelment under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana. The formal express process to empanel hospitals through registration has now begun for all private hospitals to tackle COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Any hospitals can fill the Hospital Empanelment Online Application Form for enrollment under Prime Minister Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission (PMRSSM) at pmjay.gov.in
Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) will provide health protection to 10.74 crore poor & deprived rural families. Under this Modicare scheme, govt. will provide cashless and paperless benefits of upto Rs. 5 lakh to poor people in any government / private empanelled hospital with no restriction on age, family size and gender.
Check Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Hospitals List to find Ayushman Bharat empanelled hospitals. There is no pre-condition for treatment and people can get health benefits only through a single prescribed ID. Govt. wants that if “Illness does not consider any economic background then neither should the cure.
PMJAY Hospital Empanelment Online Application Form for Ayushman Bharat Scheme
The complete procedure for hospitals to fill Hospital Empanelment Online Application Form for National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is given below:-
- Firstly visit the official website pmjay.gov.in
- On the homepage, click at the “Hospital” tab and then click at the “Hospital Empanelment Management (HEM)” tab as in the image:
- Direct Link for PMJAY Hospital Empanelment under Ayushman Bharat Scheme –
- Accordingly, the Hospital Empanelment Module (HEM) lite page for express empanellment of private hospitals will open.
- Then the Ayushman Bharat Yojana Hospital Empanelment Online Application Form will appear as follows:-
- Here hospitals can enter the state, name of hospital, hospital parent (single / group), contact person e-mail ID, password and Hospital Type (Public / Private (Not for Profit) / Private (Profit)) and then click at “Create an Account” button to complete the hospital empanelment process.
Hospitals must also check the empanelment criteria before making registration and subsequent login. Hospital’s Empanelled under RSBY need not register again. Hospitals can make ‘Login’ using Hospital Reference Number as RSBY Hospital Code as printed on your MHC and Password as Hospital’s PIN Code.
Ayushman Bharat Yojana 2020 Benefits
The new National Health protection Scheme will ensure the following benefits to the beneficiaries:-
- An Insurance Cover of 5 Lakh Per Family Per Year.
Hospital Empanelment Query – For any support, please contact +918860003730 during working hours.
NHA Express Private Hospital Empanelment under Ayushman Bharat Yojana
National Health Authority (NHA) launches express empanelment to bring large number of private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). This empanellment of private hospitals will ensure continued essential treatment for serious illnesses like cancer and heart ailments. This decision is taken after recent one of bringing testing and treatment of COVID-19 under AB-PMJAY scheme. The treatment of Coronavirus would be carried out as per protocols and guidelines of ICMR.
In the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, several medical colleges, civil hospitals and district hospitals are being converted as dedicated COVID-19 facilities. So Hospital Empanelment Module (HEM) Lite is launched for patients suffering from serious illnesses, such as cancer, cardiac issues and diabetes. All such patients requires continuous treatment and will be able to continue getting inpatient services without the fear of contracting the COVID-19 infection.
This express private hospital empanelment under Ayushman Bharat Yojana mechanism will help in empaneling dedicated COVID-19 hospitals as well. Hospitals can empanel themselves for a temporary period of 3 months through a simpler, user friendly online system available on the scheme website www.pmjay.gov.in.
Treatment For Serious Illnesses in Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY
In order to ensure treatment of AB-PMJAY patients doesn’t suffer as many currently empaneled hospitals are converting themselves to dedicated COVID-19-only facilities. To increase our capacity to serve beneficiaries of PMJAY Scheme, the central govt. has started express empanelment of private hospitals on a temporary basis. Govt. is reaching out to states, hospital associations and healthcare industry bodies with this new proposal. The new mechanism will onboard private hospitals through a simple, quick and seamless system on a temporary basis.
All such hospitals have the choice whether to provide regular treatment for serious illnesses such as cancer and cardiac illnesses under the scheme. Moreover, these hospitals can even convert themselves into COVID-19 only hospitals providing dedicated testing and treatment to COVID-19 patients.
Timeline of PMJAY Hospital Empanelment on HEM Lite
Using the HEM Lite, will take less than 1 hour for a hospital to fill the application form along with documents. Hospital Empanelment Management (HEM) is built in a way to ensure that the process of approval by concerned authorities is expeditious. For your easy reference, an empanelment guidebook has also been provided. In case hospitals get stuck anywhere, they can call the NHA representative for prompt response and extend full support on submission of the form.
The scheme covers more than 1500 health benefit packages of procedures pertaining to secondary and tertiary care and hospitals are reimbursed at pre-fixed rates. The package prices are revised periodically and new rates were launched last year. Over and above listed price, there is further incentive available to hospitals up to 39 per cent (cumulative) for NABH entry level/full accreditation, geographical location (metro/aspirational districts) and for running PG courses.
As on date more than 8,804 private hospitals are empaneled under AB PM-JAY across the country and account for 51% of all treatments (96 lakh hospitalisations) and 64% of the hospital admissions amount (Rs 13,000 crore). The claim money is transferred within 15 days from date of submission of documents by hospital and there is a robust system for grievance redressal.