It is an initiative of the Government of India aimed at providing high-quality medical services to the poor and needy sections of the community. As part of the 2018 budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced this scheme. Throughout the country, poor and needy sections are provided with medical allowances up to Rs 5 lakh under this scheme. As part of the program, only diagnostic and reliable medical hospitals are included (Empaneled Hospitals).
The beneficiary receives services related to pediatrics, maternal health, general medicine, orthopedics, specialist medicine, neurology, cardiology, and many others under this program. A government-owned insurance company administers this scheme, which covers the medical expenses of beneficiaries. The government of India's scheme aims to help poor and needy people get high-quality medical care and improve their health by providing them with high-quality medical services.
Benefits can get free treatment up to INR 5 lakhs by making "Ayushman cards" using the Ayushman app.
The official mobile application for accessing "Ayushman card" by beneficiaries and other stakeholders has been launched. Other PM-JAY benefits will soon be available to beneficiaries.
There is now a third phase to the Ayushman scheme in which you can get up to Rs 5 lakh of insurance only on your mobile phone, find out how to do it here
With the third phase of the program, the government has simplified the process of making the card. The Ayushman Card app on mobile allows beneficiaries to register themselves for this. Beneficiaries have the option of self-registering so that they are not inconvenienced.
About Ayushman App
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced an ambitious health insurance program for needy and poor families. As part of this scheme, the third phase has begun. As a result of the third phase of the program, the government has simplified the process of making the cards. Those who are eligible for the Ayushman Card can register themselves on their mobile phones through the app.
Beneficiaries are relieved from any type of trouble because the self-registration mode is available. Beneficiaries can verify their identity using OTPs, iris scans, fingerprints, and face recognition. A mobile device can be used to register for this from home. On any mobile device, you can download the Ayushman Card app from the Google Play Store. Beneficiaries can receive free treatment in government and private hospitals listed on the Ayushman Card.
Aadhar cards are accepted for registration
To obtain an Ayushman card, you do not have to run anywhere. With the help of the Ayushman card App, you can apply for a card through your mobile device. Using your mobile number, you must first log in to the app to make the card. In the next step, you must provide an OTP, an iris and fingerprint scan, and verify your face in order to complete the registration process. Among other things, you will need ration cards, Aadhar cards, residence certificates, passport-size photos, and PAN cards in order to apply for the card. A government official will then verify your request. This is how you will be connected to Ayushman. It is recommended that you check your eligibility for joining Ayushman Card on the government website before applying for it.
Which diseases will be covered
It is a central government-sponsored scheme that covers most types of diseases. A card like this can also be used to treat diseases that existed before the card was created. In addition, pre- and post-admission expenses related to illnesses are also covered. Medical examinations, operations, treatments, transportation, etc., are covered under the scheme. Call 14555 to find out if you are eligible for the scheme. Also, PMJAY.gov.in allows you to check your eligibility. The number of people who have received treatment has reached over 5.5 crores.