Health Sector – UHC, National Health Policy, Family Planning, Health Insurance, etc.

[pib] PM-JAY SEHAT

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From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :

Prelims level : Ayushman Bharat, PM-JAY SEHAT

Mains level : Not Much

The Prime Minister has launched Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY SEHAT to extend coverage to all residents of Jammu & Kashmir.

Q.Discuss various challenges in ensuring Universal Healthcare in India. (150W)

PM-JAY SEHAT

  • The full form of SEHAT is social, endeavor for health, and telemedicine. Under this scheme, the SEHAT card will be distributed to all the eligible beneficiaries.
  • All the eligible beneficiaries of Jammu and Kashmir can apply for the Scheme through common service center operators
  • Around 1 crore beneficiaries will cover under this scheme. All the eligible citizens of Jammu and Kashmir will get cashless treatment up to Rs 5 lakh under the Scheme.

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