PM-JAY

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. PM-JAY: Context: As per the latest economic survey: The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) contributed to improvement in many health outcomes in States that implemented the programme. States that joined the PM-JAY, compared to those that did not, experienced greater penetration of health insurance, reduction in infant and child …

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)

Topics Covered: Issues related to Health. Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY): Context: The National Health Agency (NHA) has released its data on “The role of private hospitals”. Key findings: Patients seeking care at private hospitals tend to be older and a larger share consist of men compared with those seeking medical care …