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Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Marks 1 Crore Treatments

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Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), the flagship health assurance scheme of the Government of India has marked 1 crore treatments. To mark this milestone, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the first edition of Arogya Dhara, a series of webinars created as an open platform for discussion on topical issues of public health.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that providing 1 crore treatments to patients from the country's poorest households since its launch less than two years agois a milestone achievement for Ayushman Bharat PMJAY scheme. These treatments worth Rs 13,412 crore have been provided through a growing network of 21,565 public and private empanelled hospitals.

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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 10:16 IST
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