The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, December 8
Under the able leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwat Maan and under the guidance of Health and Family Welfare Minister Chetan Singh Jaurmajra, Punjab government has released an amount of Rs. 20 crores to private and government hospitals today for the treatments done under Ayushman Bharat Mukh Mantri Sehat Bima Yojana as informed by the department spokesperson. Under this scheme, for the last 3 years, about 44.04 lakh beneficiary families are being provided free health services worth up to 5 lakh rupees. So far about 13.50 lakh treatments costing over Rs.1609 crore have been provided and about 80 lakh health insurance cards have been issued. During the current year a total of Rs.200 crore has been disbursed to listed private and government hospitals. Punjab Government is committed to providing free health services to eligible beneficiary families and timely payment of claims. Eligible beneficiaries can visit the nearest listed/government hospital, CSC center or Seva Kendra for card generation and can visit the department website www.sha.punjab.gov.in to check their eligibility under the scheme.