Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme: Check eligibility, benefits and more

16 August 2018, 08:23 AM
Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme: Check eligibility, benefits and more (Photo: PTI)
Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme: Check eligibility, benefits and more (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) under which all individuals will get Rs 5 lakh of health cover free of cost. Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme is set to launch on September 25.

PM Modi said over the period of next four to five weeks, the systems will be tested. The latest scheme will be available to all Indians covering each and every individual irrespective of their income status.

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Here is how to check if you are eligible for Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme:

  1. Log on to Ayushman Bharat website (https://abnhpm.gov.in/)
  2. Click on ‘Download Beneficiary List’
  3. Depending on your location, select ‘Urban’ or ‘Rural’
  4. To receive the One-time-password, enter your mobile number
  5. Download the list

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The Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme has defined 1,350 packages that will cover surgery, day care treatments, medical, including transport, diagnostics and medicines.

First Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 08:46 PM
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