NHA launches process to empanel hospitals to achieve universal health coverage
Source :NewsBharati   Date :05-Jul-2018

New Delhi, July 5: In order to improve access for the unreached sections of the population and give them a proper healthcare, The National Health Agency (NHA), the apex body for implementation of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme, has launched a formal process to empanel public and private hospitals to achieve universal health coverage.


 

The objective is to improve access for the most vulnerable and unreached sections of the population and holistically address healthcare by covering prevention, promotion and ambulatory care at primary, secondary and tertiary levels.

Speaking on this development, Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO of the NHA and Ayushman Bharat, urged all the hospitals and healthcare service providers to maintain the motto of service to mankind and come forward to join Ayushman Bharat, India's healthcare revolution, in spirit and deed. The government's flagship scheme aims to provide coverage of 5 lakh rupees per family annually and benefit more than 10 crore poor families.

Ayushman Bharat Mission is spreading its roots very rapidly, It has been initiated in many states and also will be implemented in others like Madhya Pradesh etc.