Healthcare is every country’s primary requirement. The Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana is a scheme that is aimed at improving the healthcare conditions. It essentially is a scheme that is backed by the State Government of Maharashtra and offers health insurance benefits primarily to those belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) and also to the Above Poverty Line (APL).
About the scheme
The Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana is a healthcare policy run by the Maharashtra State government. This is a healthcare scheme targeted to economically underprivileged classes in the state. This scheme can be availed by those who are Orange Ration Cardholders (those above the poverty line) and also by Yellow Ration Cardholders (those below the poverty line).
This scheme provides free access to medical care in government hospitals for various medical needs like surgeries, diagnosis, treatment, and even therapies.
Benefits under the scheme
- The benefits of the scheme shall remain available to customers on a floater basis. This means that the insurance of ₹1.5 Lakh. This can be availed by the entire family or even just by one individual.
- Hospitals that are on the panel of this scheme will even provide you with cashless service and the deposit need not be provided by those who are insured. There would also be no exclusions or pre-existing disease waiting period.
- Those hospitals that have a tie-up with this scheme will provide a follow-up consultation absolutely free of charge.
- One free medical camp is also provided to the beneficiaries of the scheme
This scheme covers the healthcare of those living in the state and is therefore a great initiative by the government towards the welfare of the people.