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The mission aims to provide affordable medical health facilities to the citizens.
- National Health Authority and Ayushman Bharat Chairman Indu Bhushan gave information at the Bengaluru Tech Summit
- Digital Health Mission has been implemented in 6 UTs.
The National Digital Health Mission is set to be implemented nationwide soon. This was said by Indu Bhushan, chairman of the National Health Authority and Ayushman Bharat on Friday. He said at the Bengaluru Tech Summit that the Digital Health Mission has been implemented in 6 Union Territories and will soon be implemented nationwide.
Bhushan said that the health sector has become one of the largest sectors in India. India stands at the doorstep of becoming a Digital Health Nation. The new digital health program aims to provide affordable medical health facilities to citizens.
About 50 crore people have been covered in Ayushman Bharat Universal Health Insurance Scheme in the last one year
About 50 crore people have been covered in the last one year under the Ayushman Bharat Universal Health Insurance Scheme. Bhushan said that under this insurance scheme, health coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh has been given to each family. This coverage is given to insurance holders at 24,000 networked hospitals.
1.4 million people treated in Ayushman Bharat Yojana in one year
He said that in the last one year 1.4 crore people were treated under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana and there was a transaction of Rs 17,000 crore. The scheme is a 100% transaction based model and works on secure IT systems. The scheme is data based and all gateways are integrated with applications. The IT framework is being strengthened and expandable as the country prepares for the National Digital Health Mission.