The Indian Government has launched a number of schemes with GST Suvidha Kendra that help the people of the country and there have been a lot of steps that are taken in the same direction that will help in the progress of the country the Ayushman Bharat Yojana is also a step in the same way. The Ayushman Bharat Card is a card that has been launched by the Government that will be provided to the people who are a part of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana here, we are going to tell you about the Ayushman Bharat Card and how you can use the card to access the flagship scheme that has been launched by the government.
Overview of Ayushman Bharat
Ayushman Bharat is a very innovative scheme that has been launched by the government to make health facilities easy for the people of the country. The scheme that has been suggested by the National Health Policy aims for universal health coverage in India that will further help the country in meeting all the sustainable development goals that have been set by the government.
This scheme that has been flagged by the government of India has set its vision to move sectoral health services to need-based health care in the country and there are different approaches that have been taken by the government to achieve the target that they have set. There are two different inter-related components that are very important for the Ayushman Bharat agency and they are:
- Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs)
- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)
These two components are very important for the Ayushman Bharat and you need to read the next part of the guide to know about them. The information that we are sharing here will help you a lot in knowing completely about the Ayushman Barat so that they can benefit from the same.
Information about Health and Wellness Centers (HWCs)
After the launch of the scheme the government also announced the construction of health and wellness centers in the entire country at different locations in February 2018. The Health and Wellness centers were not a completely new approach as it was decided that the existing Sub centers and Primary Health Centers will be transformed into the Health and Wellness Centres that people can use for Comprehensive Primary Health Care which is also known as CPHC.
Information about Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)
PM-JAY alias for Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is the second component that is very important for the Ayushman Bharat and that is why it is equally important to know about the same.
The PM-JAY was launched in September 2018, some months after the launch of HWCs by the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi himself, and the scheme aims to provide health insurance to every family in the country so that they can use it whenever they have the need for the same. The largest insurance scheme in the world provides a health cover of 5 lakhs to every family in the country who are in need of the same and also secondary and tertiary care for them in hospitals across the country.