Despite accounting for 46 per cent of hospital empanelments, private hospitals accounted for 54 per cent of 38 million hospital admissions under AB-PMJAY.
The average claim size, according to the ministry’s annual report of the scheme, was 51 per cent higher in private hospitals at Rs 13,730 per person, compared to Rs 9,045 in public hospitals.
Four years since it was launched, the scheme has issued 190 million cards. It is operational across 33 states and Union Territories. Delhi, Odisha, and West Bengal