Approval for 5 crore hospital admissions under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

  • Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-J) has achieved the milestone of 5 crore hospital admissions with an amount of Rs 61,501 crore under the scheme.
  • The flagship scheme being implemented by the National Health Authority (NHA) provides a health cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year for hospitalization under secondary and tertiary care to 12 crore beneficiary families.
  • AB PM-JAY is being implemented in 33 states and union territories except Delhi, Odisha and West Bengal.
  • Under the PM-JAY scheme, the verified 23.39 crore beneficiaries can avail free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh in any of the 28,351 empaneled hospitals across the country.
  • AB PM-JAY beneficiaries can avail treatment tailored to a total of 1,949 procedures under 27 different specialties.
  • Medical oncology (cancer treatment), emergency care, orthopedic and urology (kidney related diseases) are the top tertiary care specialties under which treatment has been availed by the beneficiaries so far.

Qns : How much health cover is provided per family per year under AB PM-JAY?

(A) Rs 2 lakh
(B) Rs 3 lakh
(C) Rs 4 lakh
(D) Rs 5 lakh

Ans : (D) Rs 5 lakh

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