South Central Railway to offer medical facilities under Ayushman Bharat

By Author  |  Published: 23rd Nov 2019  9:13 pm

Hyderabad: Four railway hospitals under the jurisdiction of South Central Railway will provide medical facilities to the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana i.e., Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. Now, the eligible members of Ayushman Bharat health scheme can avail the medical facilities at Central Hospital, Secunderabad, Divisional Railway Hospital, Vijayawada, Divisional Railway Hospital, Guntakal and Divisional Railway Hospital, Nanded.

An MoU has been entered between Ministry of Railways and National Health Agency under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to provide medical facilities to the eligible beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat Yojana.

This scheme provides a cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to family per year, for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation. Over 10.74 crore vulnerable entitled families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) are eligible for these benefits, a press release said.

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