Assam Government on December 25, 2016 announced a new program Atal Amrit Abhiyan for health care. This new health care scheme Atal Amrit Abhiyan mainly focuses on providing health insurance for people in Assam. The State Government of Assam starts to put their efforts to manage the proceedings of this scheme.
|Sl. No.||Facts about Atal Amrit Abhiyan||Detailed Information|
|1.||Atal Amrit Abhiyan||A health Insurance Scheme|
|2.||Scheme Launched in||In Assam|
|3.||Who this Health Insurance Scheme Introduced?||State Government of Assam|
|4.||Launched by||Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma|
|5.||Insured Amount||Rs. 2 Lakh per year|
The health insurance scheme mainly gives coverage against five critical diseases. Health Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that people who cannot afford their medical expanse can take financial benefits under this Atal Amrit Abhiyan scheme every year in any hospitals across the State.
Cancer and hearth related diseases are very common in our country and every 3rd people are affected with these problems. But because of costly treatment people cannot afford. Death rate is increase every year because of these diseases. Because of all Assam Government make a plan against these problems and launch the Atal Amrit Abhiyan.
The Assam Government has for all time tried to assist its people by launching a number of people friendly schemes. Under the scheme, the government would offer unique ID number and a health card to every needed. The BPL families have to pay nothing under this scheme. The scheme is started in April 2017 and after that smart card is given to the required people. For smart card general public have to pay only Rs 100 and other extra charges. By showing this card in any of government hospital people can avail the scheme benefit. The card will be issued to every person of the household individually. To continue the benefit of the scheme card holder have to renew the card every year just by paying Rs 100
Moreover The BPL families have to pay nothing to take benefits of this scheme, even their health smart card is free of cost and they can renew it every year without paying anything.
The State government would have to bear an extra burden of Rs. 200 crore to apply the scheme in the State. The government. also trying to links more and more hospitals under the scheme so that the populace can advantage the treatment without much problem.
The government basic purpose behind this insurance scheme is to make the State disease free and make the people aware about their health. In our country most of people never care about their health because of costly medical treatment
|Smart Card||State government plans to offer smart card for all beneficiaries under this scheme|
|Estimated Budget for this Health Insurance Scheme||About Rs. 200 Crore|
|Cost of availing smart card under this scheme||Free for initial year, thereafter Rs.100 for every year|
List of Empanelled Hospitals Under "Atal Amrit Abhiyan"
(Existing list from "Assam Arogya Nidhi" scheme)
(Applicable for manual submission of application only)
Sl Name of the Hospital and Location
Referral Hospitals outside the State
SL.No Name of the Hospital and Location
Referral Hospitals inside the State