Punjab government has launched Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana for farmers. In this scheme, each farmer is entitled to cashless health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year. People can avail cashless and paperless treatment at empanelled government and private hospitals. All the farmers who had sold their produce in FY 2018 & 2019 can avail benefits of free health treatment scheme.
The state govt. has started toll free number 104 for farmers to avail benefits of Punjab Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana. Farmers can visit websites for AB-SSY at www.mandiboard.nic.in or www.shapunjab.in for further details.
People can now check how to avail benefits of Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana for Farmers in Punjab. The complete details and highlights of this scheme are given in this post.
Punjab Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana for Farmers
Punjab Mandi Board has started Ayushman Bharat – Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana for all farmers of the state. This AB-SSBY is a state specific health insurance scheme in which farmers can avail cashless treatment of Rs. 5 lakh. Already registered farmers should contact the market committee offices for the following purposes:-
- Verification of names of farmers.
- To get e-cards.
- To get names of family members added.
- Information regarding government hospitals.
- Information regarding private hospitals.
All the farmers who want to avail Punjab Ayushman Bharat Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana for Farmers should contact their respective market committee offices. Farmers needs to fill application form and carry supporting documents like J Form / Sugarcane Weight Slip.
This scheme is functional for other category people of the state for which the hospital list & beneficiary list is still available at the official website. Similar to the process for other people, farmers also needs to get their e-cards prepared to avail cashless treatment at hospitals.