Ayushman Bharat review meeting of Peren District

Peren, 28th Nov. Under the Chairmanship of DC Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS, the Peren District review meeting on Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) Health Scheme was held on 27th November, 2020 at DC’s Office Peren.

A power point presentation on Ayushman Bharat and its key feature delivered by AB-PMJAY District Coordinator, Keheimalungle in the meeting. She stated that AB-PMJAY is the world largest insurance scheme finance by the government which provide cashless access to health care service for the beneficiary at the point of service in the hospital. She also briefed about the district wise number of individual card issued and Empanelled Health Care Provider (EHCP) performance.

The meeting discussed poor network connectivity and lack of awareness of the Scheme leading to non-compliance from the public especially in remote areas are some of the major issues which hampers the smooth implementation of the programme. Issues of rejection of claim and delaying of payments claim to the hospital were also some of the issues that was discussed.

The members also deliberated and discussed to appraise the concerned authority to impart reorientation training for the stakeholders in the District for smooth and successful implementation of the program.

To disseminate the awareness of the scheme and to improve the beneficiary’s e-card generation in the grass root level, it was also discussed and decided to issue directive to village council chairman/colony chairman from the administration to actively involve and co-ordinate with the health care staffs.

Deputy Commissioner Peren, Sentiwapang Aier while concluding the meeting encouraged and urged the members to put more efforts to ensure smooth implementation of the project and to improve the performance in the district.

The meeting was attended by Nodal Officer in charge and Ayushman Metra’s of the empanelled hospital and Medical Officer from Oriental Insurance Company and Raksha TPA.

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