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Testing for Modicare to start by July
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Testing for Modicare to start by July

By April, operational guidelines for the scheme will be finalised and shared with states Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With the Union Cabinet approving the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, the plan is to get into testing by July to assess the systems in place. Health Minister J P Nadda said it would be launched pan-India at one go.   The prime minister is expected, though there is no official word, to announce the launch in his August 15 speech. By April, operational ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Cabinet approves Modicare with budgetary support of Rs 160 bn for 2 years

The Cabinet has approved the Ayushman Bharat or National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS, also referred to as ModiCare), with budgetary support of Rs 160 billion for 2018-19 and 2019-20. Proposed to be portable across India, the scheme is intended to provide ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Ayushman Bharat: Cabinet approves new scheme  Sify1 month ago
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Parliamentary panel red-flags government's ambitious healthcare scheme

The Modi government has released less than half of the budgeted allocation for health insurance of poor families in fiscal 2017-18, even as it promised to step up coverage with the proposed launch of what is called the world's largest government healthcare ...
 Prokerala1 month ago National health insurance plan challenging but achievable  Sify2 months ago Is Rs 12000 Crore Enough For The World's Biggest Public Health Insurance Plan?  Sify2 months ago 'Modicare' to cost Rs 12,000 cr annually, may be launched on Aug 15 or Oct 2  Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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'Even with 5 lakh coverage, people will have a tough time'

'If you look at household hospitalisation compensation, then you will find only one-third is hospitalisation. Two-thirds is outpatient.''Even if you provide Rs 5 lakh coverage, people will still have a tough time.' IMAGE: Other than 'ModiCare', in the Budget, the government spoke of expanding and upgrading district hospitals into medical colleges, which will add to the supply of doctors and health workers. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Whatever one may think of this year's Budget, one cannot ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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'No way. Modicare is not the same as Obamacare'

'The government is abdicating its responsibility on healthcare''Just to start this scheme, it will take a minimum till October 2018 and elections are coming in 2019, so before that this can go into the dustbin.' IMAGE: Under the National Health Protection Scheme, 100 million poor families will be covered, providing them with medical care. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in 2018-2019 Budget on February 1, launched a new flagship programme -- the National Health ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Merger plan for 3 insurance majors shows govt concern over tackling Modicare

The change in policy for the three companies, from listing to merger, shows the level of discomfort within the government about their ability to take on the expanded load for insurance coverage with their current financial strength, including the massive premium and claim settlement cover under the proposed universal health coverage plan announced in Budget 2018. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The government’s announcement in the Union Budget on Thursday to merge three State-owned ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Will states bite the fiscal bullet on Modicare?

Experts believe that states will be in a predicament because of their tight fiscal position and reluctance to replace their own health schemes with this newly announced National Health Protection Scheme. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com.   Two days after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the world’s so-called largest health insurance scheme covering 500 million people in the country, the NITI Aayog and the Union health ministry indicated that the government’s new ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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NHPS likely to be implemented from Oct 2

The government's National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), which was announced in this year's Union Budget, is likely to be implemented from October 2. A senior official from the NITI Aayog told ANI on condition of anonymity that the scheme is likely to be ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago In Budget, Jaitley announces world's largest health protection plan  Rediff.com2 months ago
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'Modicare' likely to be launched on Aug 15 or Oct 2, to cost Rs 12,000cr pa

All the poor people identified by the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 will be eligible for the scheme, officials said, adding that it will be linked to Aadhar but will not be a mandatory condition for availing the benefit. The mega healthcare plan announced in the Budget to provide 10-crore poor families with insurance cover against hospitalisation will cost up to Rs 12,000 crore annually and is likely to be launched on August 15 or October 2, officials said on Friday. The 'National ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Budget 2017-18: Can Modi Care work? Or will it just help private players?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi -led NDA government has embarked upon yet another ambitious plan--to cover 40 percent of the country’s population with a government funded health insurance scheme. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has already christened it ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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