The Maharashtra government has launched Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana (RGJAY) in order to improve medical access facility for both Below Poverty Line (BPL – Yellow card holders) and Above Poverty Line (APL- Orange card holders) families). RGJAY is already being implemented in eight districts including Mumbai and would be implemented throughout the state in phased manner in a period of three years. Read more
Religare Health Insurance is in talks with the central and state governments to provide solutions in government-sponsored health schemes targeting below poverty line people.
“We plan to work with the central government and state governments to provide services in this segment. The states have their own heath schemes for BPL. So, we will hold negotiations,” company managing director and CEO Anuj Gulati said. Read more
Rashtriya Swasthya BimaYojana (RSBY), a flagship health programme to provide free hospitalisation to the poor people, can become a major fiasco if insurance companies continue to throw a spanner, according to a WHO-supported study. Read more
The standard insurance product would be in addition to the government schemes, which provide insurance cover at concessional rates Read more