One year of Ayushman Bharat - your startup fix for the week
On Independence Day 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from the ramparts of the Red Fort, announced free healthcare for all Indians. And then, on September 23, 2018, Ayushman Bharat Programme was officially launched in the country to achieve this dream.The scheme provides a health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care for serious and catastrophic illnesses and covers 50 crore poor and vulnerable people.
Today, about 45 lakh patients have got free treatment worth Rs 7,500 crore under Ayushman Bharat scheme.
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