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How dependence of patients on Ayushman Bharat differs across states

About 300 days into operation, more than 3.3 million patients have been admitted under nearly 16,000 empaneled hospitals under Ayushman Bharat

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Most beneficiaries in Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Haryana have accessed the scheme to cure heart disease

Abhishek Waghmare New Delhi
Patients from richer and more developed states are accessing the flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana more to cure lifestyle diseases such as angioplasty for heart disease, or dialysis for kidney failure. At the same time, those from relatively underdeveloped states are using the scheme more for delivering children or to cure infectious diseases, data from the National Health Agency, the central nodal agency running the scheme, shows. 

About 300 days into operation, more than 3.3 million patients have been admitted under nearly 16,000 empaneled hospitals under Ayushman Bharat — PMJAY, to access secondary and tertiary care under numerous packages. But

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First Published: Jul 30 2019 | 10:36 PM IST

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