The Maha Ayushman scheme of Madhya Pradesh government will be launched on August 15, 2019, now all citizens will get free health insurance of 7.5 lakhs, in any hospital, free treatment facility.

The Madhya Pradesh government is going to launch Maha Ayushman Yojana 2019 which is an improved version of the Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat Yojana. Under MP Maha Ayushman Scheme, govt. will provide health insurance of Rs. 7.5 lakh for secondary and tertiary hospitalization. This scheme will be implemented under the Right to Health policy.

As the Ayushman Bharat – PM Jan Arogya Yojana includes only BPL families, Maha Ayushman will provide health benefits to all the middle class, upper-middle-class, and top-class people. In the new scheme, the state govt. will offer accidental coverage of Rs. 2.5 lakh to every family.

The new MP Maha Ayushman Yojana is going to be launched on 15 August 2019.

Madhya Pradesh Maha Ayushman Yojana 2019

The state govt. of Maha Ayushman Scheme would be an improved version of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana and would be implemented under the Right to Health policy. MP govt. will launch this Maha Ayushman Yojana on 15 August 2019. This scheme would provide healthcare services to an additional 34 lakh families which are covered under the food security scheme.

The Ayushman Bharat Yojana (PMJAY) of the central govt. does not include those covered under the Food Security Scheme. PMJAY scheme is limited to 83 lakh poor and vulnerable families which are identified as deprived rural families & occupational categories of urban worker’s families as per SECC 2011 data. Madhya Pradesh govt. is also making registration of economically weaker sections (EWS) for health insurance.

To date, the contribution of MP govt. in Ayushman Bharat Yojana is Rs. 900 crore. On making payment of health coverage of 1.14 crore families under Maha Ayushman Yojana, the state govt. will have to pay Rs. 2,000 crore.

Here are the complete highlights of MP Maha Ayushman Yojana 2019:-

DetailsMaha Ayushman Yojana of Madhya PradeshAyushman Bharat Yojana of Central Govt.
Health Insurance CoverRs. 7.5 lakhRs. 5 lakh
Launch Date15 August 201923 September 2018
BeneficiariesAll citizens of Madhya Pradesh including BPL families, middle class, APL familiesBPL Families whose name is present in SECC 2011 data
Number of Beneficiaries1.17 crore families83 lakh families

MP govt. will need more than 1500 crore to implement the new Maha Ayushman Scheme. This amount is required as MP govt. will have to pay an additional Rs. 528 crore which is now paid by the central govt. under Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

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