CHIEF Minister Kamal Nath directed to expand ‘Ayushman Madhya Pradesh’ Yojana in all districts of the State. He mentioned that timely and good services should be ensured for all in closest health centres. Kamal Nath was reviewing ‘Ayushman Madhya Pradesh’ Yojana at Mantralaya on Friday. Minister for Public Health and Family Welfare Tulsiram Silawat was also present at the review meeting. The Chief Minister said that special attention should be paid to ensure that benefits of Ayushman Yojana reaches maximum people. He said that under the scheme, priority should be given to best quality hospitals through State health agency to affiliate private hospitals in each district.
Chief Minister Kamal Nath reviewing ‘Ayushman Madhya Pradesh’ Yojana at Mantralaya on Friday. The Minister for Public Health and Family Welfare Tulsiram Silawat was also present at the review meeting.
A directory should be prepared in this regard. He said that hospitals which have been included in the scheme should be monitored continuously to avoid lapses. The Chief Minister further said that strict action should be taken against medical institutions involved in irregularities. The Chief Minister directed to provide golden cards to all eligible beneficiaries in next six months.
Moreover, Kamal Nath directed to present a draft of Health Security to retired and working Government employees soon. The Chief Minister, keeping in view difficulties being faced by the beneficiaries in Ayushman Bharat ‘Niramyam’ Yojana, has asked to reconsider reserved packages for Government hospitals. Minister for Public Health and Family Welfare Tulsiram Silawat informed about award bagged by the Health Department for the Real Time Monitoring App for Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project, Model Comprehensive Abortion Care Service and patients of TB and Digital Transformation award to Food and Drug administration.
Principal Secretary Public Health and Family Welfare Dr Pallavi Jain Govil informed that 1.31 crore cards have been prepared so far under ‘Ayushman Bharat Madhya Pradesh’ Yojana. Claims of 1,75,000 people have been received till date under the scheme and out of these claims; payment of Rs 157.11 crore has been made to 1,18,000 people for medical treatment. As many as 257 camps have been organised under the scheme. Ninety-eight private and 339 Government hospitals have been registered for medical treatment, she added. Chief Secretary S R Mohanty, Commissioner Health Prateek Hajela and Chief Executive Officer of Ayushman Bharat Niramyam Dr J Vijay Kumar were present at the meeting.