Union Cabinet has Approved the Inclusion of AYUSH Health And Wellness Centre in the National AYUSH Mission(NAM)

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AYUSH Health And Wellness Centre

The union cabinet of the government of India has approved the inclusion of the AYUSH Health and Wellness Centre in the National AYUSH Mission(NAM).

About AYUSH HWC

  • Ayushman Bharat is a programme of the GoI to deliver a comprehensive range of health care services.
  • It will follow two different approaches complementary to each other

First Approach is to create 1,50,000 Health and Wellness Centres throughout the nation to deliver a comprehensive range of primary health care services that would be universally accessible and at free of cost.

Second Approach is the health insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakhs per year to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families for seeking secondary and tertiary care under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(PM-JAY).

New Inclusion by the Cabinet 

  • It is proposed by the union cabinet that it will provide a financial help of Rs.3399 Crore to make AYUSH HWCs fully operational in a span of five years starting from 2019 to 2024.
  • Under the National AYUSH Mission the ministry of AYUSH has proposed the following  2 models to upgrade the 12,500 already operational AYUSH dispensaries and Sub Health Centres throughout the nation.

Benefits of The Scheme

  • The scheme is empowered to provide universal health coverage.
  • It will help in reducing the out of pocket expenditure by following a self care model approach.
  • It will reduce the burden from the already overburdened secondary and tertiary health care facilities.

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