Atal Amrit Abhiyan in Assam – Health Insurance Scheme

Government in Assam State is going to initiate Atal Amrit Abhiyan, A health insurance scheme which will give coverage against five critical diseases. “Himanta Bihwa Sharma”  – Assam Health Minister as announced this scheme on 20 September. Every member of the household in Assam will be insured for a sum of up to Rs. 2 Lakh per year under this scheme.

A beneficiary can avail the benefit of free treatment up to Rs. 2 lakh every year in hospitals across the country in cases of five critical illnesses, which includes cancer, kidney, burns and any forms of heart surgery and neuron surgery.

Atal Amrit Abhiyan Objectives List

Atal Amrit Abhiyan a health insurance scheme in Assam aims  at providing health insurance coverage of up to Rs. 2 Lakh to the state residents of each house their. The Atal Amril Abhiyan health insurance scheme would cover treatment for five critical Diseases such as for cancer, kidney disease, brain and heart-related ailments and burn injuries. People suffering from these diseases would be able to get treatment at all govt and CGHS empaneled hospitals for up to Rs. 2 Lakh.

Atal Amrit Abhiyan Process of Insurance Cover

Process of Insurance cover people are getting under this scheme is as follows-Under the scheme, the government would provide unique identification number and a health card to each beneficiary. The scheme will be free for the BPL families. The smart cards will be distributed by April 1st, 2017.

The smart card can be availed by paying just Rs. 100 to avail the scheme benefit. The card will be issued to each individual of the household separately. The annual renewal cost of the smart card would also be Rs. 100.

Points To Focus –

Total ConvergeUp to RS 2 lakh
 

Coverage will be available

Up to Five Critical Disease
Date of Health/Smart Card Distribution1st April 2017
Cost of Health/Smart CardRS – 100/- Only per person
Funding By Government on Health Insurance SchemeRS 200 Crore
Five Disease DetailCancer, kidney disease, brain and heart-related ailments and burn injuries
Scheme Rolling Out in State1 April 2017

 

The state government would bear an additional burden of Rs. 200 crore to implement the scheme in the state. The govt. also trying to empanel more hospitals under the scheme so that the residents can avail the treatment without much problem.

The state govt will provide one time financial assistance of Rs. 1 Lakh to the patients suffering from these five diseases till the Atal Amrit Abhiyan is launched. The scheme will be rolled out from April 1 next year and it will be on individual basis.

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