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'No way. Modicare is not the same as Obamacare'
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Why Should Government Make Health Insurance Mandatory in India?

The Healthcare Federation of India 'NATHEALTH' said that the Government should make the health insurance mandatory for all the citizens and give healthcare a priority sector status. Today, medical treatment is expensive and inflation is also rising, so don't ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
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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 ...
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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 Cabinet approves Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission Benefit cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year More than 10 crore families to be covered RSBY and SCHIS to be subsumed under Ayushman Bharat - NHPS  PIB1 month ago
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'Aadhaar-like database for hospitals soon'

'There’s no scope for a fictitious hospital.' 'We are trying to provide services for risk mitigation and fraud prevention.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. Kunnal Prem, below, chief executive officer of the Insurance Information Bureau of India (IIB), tells Mayank Jain on what they’re doing.  What are your objectives? In the early 2000s, the industry had opened up and Irdai (Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India) was collecting a lot of data.   At that ...
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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

Mega healthcare scheme game changer, financing not a constraint: Niti Ayog

Brushing aside criticism of the newly announced mega healthcare scheme, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar has said it is a "game changer" and revenue from the 1% additional cess would be enough to meet the funding needs. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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'Modicare' to cost Rs 12,000 cr annually, may be launched on Aug 15 or Oct 2

New Delhi: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 today.
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago Govt to roll out health cover scheme from next fiscal: Arun Jaitley  Deccan Herald2 months ago New health plan will be cashless, State-funded, says Jaitley  Rediff.com2 months ago Union Budget 2018: Here is the full text of Finance Minister Arun Jailtey's speech  catchnews.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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'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 ...
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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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