One year of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana: 50 lakh hospital treatments with an eye towards universal health coverageBy Dr Indu Bhushan
Published on 21 Oct 2019 in My Gov
Ayushman Bharat, a change whose time has comeBy Dr Devi Shetty
Published on 26 Sep 2019 in The Economic Times
Sixteen years ago, when there was drought in Karnataka, farmers lost the capacity to buy healthcare. I was able to convince the state government to launch a micro health insurance scheme through cooperative societies with a premium of Rs 5 per month per person. The government was kind enough to agree to be the reinsurer. Four hundred hospitals across the state agreed to treat these patients. This is how the Yeshasvini micro health insurance scheme was born.
In Ayushman Bharat, primary and secondary healthcare complement each otherBy Dr Indu Bhushan
Published on 23 Sep 2019 in The Indian Express
There is no trade-off between primary care and curative care; the policy challenge is to strengthen both. Ayushman Bharat does exactly that with its two legs.
The battle for a disease-free IndiaBy Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Published on 23 Sep 2019 in Hindustan Times
Ayushman Bharat – Accelerating India on the path to Universal HealthcareBy Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Published on 23 Sep 2019 in Press Information Bureau, Government of India
Ten concerns on Ayushman Bharat: Universal healthcare is coming, here’s why those worries are mistakenBy Dr Indu Bhushan
Published on 26 Jul 2019 in The Times of India
Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) has been the most talked about health sector scheme in recent times. Given the scale and ambition of the scheme – with its target group larger than the combined population of Canada, the United States and Mexico – it is not surprising. As could be expected, the scheme has a large number of supporters who are highly inspired by its vision and promise.
Getting Coverage Right for 500 Million IndiansBy Sarthak Das, D.P.H., and Ashish K. Jha, M.D., M.P.H.
Published on 22 May 2019 in The New England Journal of Medicine
India is in the midst of a remarkably ambitious health insurance expansion. In September 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a plan that will cover an additional 500 million Indians.