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In a brand new healthcare scheme for the COVID-19 victims, the Central authorities has provide you with a brand new scheme. A provision has been made beneath ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package deal for Well being Employees Combating COVID-19′.
The scheme gives an insurance coverage cowl of Rs 50 lakh to healthcare suppliers, together with group well being staff, who could should be in direct contact and care of COVID-19 sufferers and who could also be prone to being impacted by this. It’ll additionally embody unintentional lack of life on account of contracting COVID-19.
The scheme additionally covers personal hospital employees/ retired/volunteer/ native city our bodies/contract/every day wage/ ad-hoc/outsourced employees requisitioned by States/ Central hospitals/autonomous hospitals of Central/States/UTs, AIIMS & INIs/ hospitals of Central Ministries drafted for COVID-19 associated duties.
The insurance coverage offered beneath this scheme can be over and above every other insurance coverage cowl being availed of by the beneficiary.
As well as for the therapy of these affected by COVID, Authorities is implementing Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) to supply well being cowl of Rs 5 lakh per household per yr for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to round 10.74 crore poor and susceptible households (approx. 50 crore People) as per Socio-Financial Caste Census (SECC) information.
To successfully cowl AB-PMJAY beneficiaries for testing and therapy of COVID-19, packages for ‘Testing for COVID-19’ and ‘Treatment of COVID-19’ have been notified.
The Minister of State (Well being and Household Welfare), Ashwini Kumar Choubey said in regards to the scheme in a written reply within the Rajya Sabha immediately.