“Besides JIPMER Puducherry, PGIMER has been selected as one of the centres to initiate this programme,” mentioned Prof Vivek Lal, director, PGI. He added, “The e rupi mode of digital payment will be used to assess how much is being spent on investigations/tests and treatment. The idea is to understand the cost benefit and the investigations being done.”
Presently, there isn’t any information obtainable to evaluate how a lot is being spent on remedy and assessments underneath Ayushman Bharat. “There are most of the empanelled hospitals, including both private and public, which serve bills to the government without any break-up of the cost of treatment and tests. This initiative can enable transparency,” mentioned an official within the PGI administration.
The Government of India has launched Ayushman Bharat Yojana, which is a medical insurance coverage scheme offering advantages of as much as Rs 5 lakh per household unit every year to eligible beneficiaries. All public sector hospitals have been deemed empanelled underneath this scheme.
PGIMER had signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Health Agency for implementation of the scheme. All Ayushman Bharat beneficiaries are eligible to obtain remedy freed from price for illnesses coated underneath the scheme however throughout the restrict/sub restrict and the sum assured.
For remedy functions, 1,395 packages have been recognized and bundle charges have been authorised by the National Health Agency. On completion of remedy, a declare for reimbursement is filed.