The full variety of households coated will enhance to greater than 92 lakh of the state’s complete 96 lakh households because the scheme at the moment covers 71.69 lakh households.
Further chief secretary (well being) Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra on Saturday wrote to the district collectors that eligibility standards will change to incorporate the brand new beneficiaries.
The BSKY sensible card might be launched in a phased method after it’s launched by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on August 15.
As per the present eligibility standards, beneficiaries of Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana, beneath poverty line (BPL) and Antyodaya Anna Yojana” (AAY) cardholders, these with earnings beneath Rs 2 lakh are included below the BSKY.
Below the revised eligibility standards all Nationwide Meals Safety Act (NFSA) and State Food Security Act beneficiaries might be included within the well being assurance scheme.
Whereas the federal government will problem BSKY playing cards to all of the 92 lakh households, until the playing cards are issued they’ll use NFSA/ SFSA playing cards to avail advantages from September 1.
Below the scheme, applied as an alternative of Centre’s Ayushman Bharat, the federal government supplies cowl of Rs 5 lakh well being advantages to the households and as much as Rs 10 lakh in case of girls.
The federal government has empanelled 183 hospitals throughout the state and 17 hospitals outdoors. The federal government would empanel extra hospitals of nationwide reputation outdoors the state to supply cashless care to BSKY cardholders.
From September 1, the BSKY annual pockets of all eligible households will reset at Rs 5lakh (Rs 10 lakh for girls members) one-year interval until August 31, after which will probably be auto renewed, the well being division mentioned.
The chief minister will formally announce the launch of the revised standards and well being playing cards in 4 districts of Malkangiri, Sundargarh, Mayurbhanj and Balangir on August 15. All districts might be coated by November 14.