Govt courts private hospitals to boost health insurance programme, offers incentives; NHA likely to seek Rs 8,000 cr for next year
Launched last year, the scheme is critical to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plans to reform the country’s health system.
PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations
India's experience and capabilities in providing affordable healthcare is available for use to all developing countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the first-ever high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage
Nirmala Sitharaman defends Modicare on Facebook, says it's unfortunate that some states have opted out due to politics
Observing that the Centre's ambitious Ayushman Bharat healthcare scheme achieved a paradigm shift within three months of its launch, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said it was "unfortunate" that some states chose to opt out for reasons of political expediency.
Row over Ayushman Bharat: West Bengal, Chhattisgarh’s move to ditch Centre's universal healthcare makes little sense
The Narendra Modi government’s flagship universal healthcare scheme Ayushman Bharat was launched on 23 September last year to address that lacuna.
Will the right healthcare system move India from a developing to a developed nation?
Nearly 60 hospitals likely to be empanelled under Ayushman Bharat scheme despite AAP govt's objections
Close to 60 hospitals in Delhi may soon be empanelled under the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission.
Ayushman Bharat scheme: Modicare has the potential to be an economically viable game-changer in the country
Ayushman Bharat scheme is a national health protection scheme which will cover 10 crore poor families or approximately 50 crore people.
Narendra Modi should ensure Modicare achieves its objective; a demonetisation-like episode again won't be forgiven
The Modi government should pull all stops to make Ayushman Bharat a success because it is a gargantuan welfare scheme targeting the below poverty line (BPL) segment of the society
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme to provide health insurance cover to 50 crore benefeciaries
Narendra Modi said the Ayushman Bharat scheme will provide a cover of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation through a network of healthcare workers.
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme, says move aimed at serving poor and not any one community
Narendra Modi said that the Ayushman Bharat scheme was called ModiCare and by other names, but it was an opportunity to serve the poor of the country.
Modi on Sunday launched Centre's Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) in Jharkhand and said that it will benefit over 50 crore people.
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme today: All you need to know about 'largest healthcare programme'
The ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10.74 crore poor families for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.
Ayushman Bharat could be India's Big Bang moment in healthcare, but addressal of OPD care issues remains a key
By giving up to ₹5 lakh health insurance coverage to 10.7 crore families, the government is bringing healthcare to the poorest of the country, and if realised, it promises a revolution
Narendra Modi first Indian PM to prioritise universal health coverage, Rahul yet to match Modicare: Lancet study
The Lancet editor-in-chief Richard Horton Rahul Gandhi seeking to resurrect the Congress and prove that India's greatest political dynasty still has something to offer, despite his promises to help lower castes, tribal communities and rural poor, is yet to match Modicare
Ayushman Bharat: Will Narendra Modi's medicare result in possible discomfort during long, expensive treatments?
Will Modicare leave the poor to fend for themselves once say a patient undergoes a major surgery, exhausting his/her quota of Rs 5 lakh per annum?
Beyond the initial enthusiasm, there are major challenges the government will have to face in the rollout of Ayushman Bharat
On I-Day, Narendra Modi gives India Ayushman Bharat scheme: 'World's largest' health plan to cover 10cr families
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that his government will launch an ambitious healthcare scheme, Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) scheme, also dubbed as Medicare, on 25 September this year
Independence Day speech: Narendra Modi announces Rs 5 lakh healthcare scheme, manned mission to space by 2022
On the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation for the last time in his current term. In his speech, Modi lauded the NDA government for its commitment to the development that has marked a space for India.
PMO okays labour ministry's Rs 2 lakh crore social security plan for 50 crore workers; will be rolled out in phases
The Narendra Modi-led government could roll out the social security scheme in the ongoing financial year, ahead of seeking re-election in 2019.
Central govt invites comments on draft digital health security law by 21 April, data breach can bring a Rs 5 lakh fine and a jail term
According to the draft, the digital health data may be generated, collected, stored and transmitted by clinical institutions as well as by health information exchanges.