Pricing of Ayushman Bharat Scheme: Health Minister apprises Parliament
New Delhi: Through a written reply answer to the question in Rajya Sabha The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed about the Pricing of Ayushman Bharat Scheme.
The minister informed about the treatment packages and the package rates for providing Rs 5 lakh health coverage to beneficiaries under the Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), have been finalized by a Committee of Experts headed by Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, after extensive consultations with all the stakeholders. As such the health coverage, as well as the package rates under AB-NMPM, are affordable.
In fact some private hospitals represented by Industry Bodies and Professional Association have requested to increase package rates for hospitals under Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), he said