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Coverage and Budget of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana


Coverage and Budget of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana

New Delhi: Through the written reply in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed about the Coverage and Budget of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana.

The minister informed that the Government is implementing Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), a centrally sponsored health insurance scheme which covers BPL families (a unit of five) and 11 other defined categories namely Building & Other Construction Workers, licensed Railway porters, Street Vendors, MGNREGA workers (who have worker for more than fifteen days during preceding financial year), Beedi workers, Domestic workers, Sanitation workers, Mine workers, Rickshaw pullers, Rag pickers and Auto/Taxi drivers, who are enrolled under RSBY. They are entitled for cashless health insurance coverage of Rs. 30, 000/- per annum per family. Beneficiaries need to pay only Rs. 30/- at the time enrolment.

Senior Citizen’s Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS) for Senior Citizens of age 60 years and above belonging to above said categories has also been implemented w.e.f. 01.04.2016 as top of RSBY. The health coverage is upto Rs. 30,000/- per annum per senior citizen for treatment packages, over and above RSBY entitlement.

The details of target set and achievement made during the last two years including Assam and North Earthen States is at Annexure.

There was no substantial reduction in the central share release under RSBY during the year 2016-17. The reduction in release of central share is due to decrease in number of implementing States.

RSBY scheme: Statewise Status for Financial year 2016 – 2017
S.NO. STATE TOTAL TARGETTED FAMILIES NO. OF ENROLLED

FAMILIES

A C D
1 ASSAM 2371950 1421104
2 BIHAR 13921372 7028409
3 CHHATTISGARH 4869167 4146227
4 GUJARAT 4653237 2691497
5 HIMACHAL PRADESH 877763 480588
6 KARNATAKA 10031663 6206620
7 KERALA 2275554 2060802
8 MANIPUR 120237 70925
9 MEGHALAYA 479743 256138
10 MIZORAM 243407 194886
11 NAGALAND 518476 255314
12 ODISHA 6158498 4462959
13 TRIPURA 768359 481331
14 UTTARAKHAND 728216 285229
15 WEST BENGAL 11100347 6290446
TOTAL 5,91,17,989 3,63,32,475

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RSBY scheme: Statewise Status for Financial year 2016 – 2018
S.NO. STATE TOTAL TARGETTED FAMILIES NO. OF ENROLLED

FAMILIES

ASSAM 2371950 1421104
BIHAR 13921372 7028409
CHHATTISGARH 4869167 4146227
GUJARAT 4653237 2691497
HIMACHAL PRADESH 877763 480588
KARNATAKA 10031663 6206620
KERALA 2044417 2044417
MEGHALAYA 529614 130516
MANIPUR 120237 70925
MIZORAM 243407 194886
NAGALAND 518476 233328
ODISHA 6158498 4462959
TRIPURA 768359 481331
WEST BENGAL 11100347 6290446
GRAND TOTAL 58208507 35883253

 



Source: Government Press Release
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