Under Ayushman Bharat Scheme 2020, the Central Government of India has started free treatment and testing for Novel Coronavirus symptoms. People having symptoms of pneumonia, fever, difficulty in breathing can now go for a free check-up for COVID-19.
Moreover, if found positive for novel coronavirus, the government will also provide free treatment to the infected person under the PM Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). This free Corona treatment is available under different packages for the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat PMJAY.
Patients can avail this free treatment for Coronavirus along with free check-ups and tests at all the private labs, government hospitals and other designated hospitals.
Under Ayushman Bharat Health Insurance Scheme, there are more than 50 crore people eligible for Free Novel Coronavirus Treatment and Testing. The National Health Authority (NHA) will be the nodal agency to provide free treatment for Corona to the infected persons.
In case a person has any of the following symptoms, he/she can call the state helpline number or central government’s control room 011-23978046:
- Difficulty in breathing
Free Novel Coronavirus Treatment/Testing under Ayushman Bharat Yojana
Free treatment under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY is available for the following symptoms:
- Respiratory Failure
COVID-19 testing and treatment are available for free in at the public facilities.
The Ayushman Bharat Health Insurance Scheme, there are more than 50 crore people eligible for Free Novel Coronavirus Treatment and Testing. The National Health Authority (NHA) will be the nodal agency to provide free treatment for Corona to the infected persons.
Ayushman Bharat PM Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is a flagship project of the Government of India which provides insurance coverage of up to Rs. 5 lakh per annum per family per year.
As the beneficiaries of AB-PMJAY, more than 10 crore poor and vulnerable families across the nation are entitled to get cashless and paperless treatment services at the hospitals empanelled and designated under the scheme.
Ayushman Bharat PM Jan Arogya Yojana Data
- 1,578 health benefits packages with defined rates
- 20,761 public and private hospitals empanelled across the country
- 12.41 crore e-cards issued to AB-PMJAY beneficiaries
- 91.70 lakh hospital admissions under the scheme
Protective Measures for Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Following measures can be taken against coronavirus:-
- Wash your hands with soap and water frequently
- Use alcohol-based hand rub
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- Maintain Social Distancing.
- Avoid organizing and participating in large groups
- Cover your mouth while sneezing and coughing
- Avoid close contact if you are experiencing a cough or fever