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The government hopes to send out 10 lakh Ayushman Bharat cards each day

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Peeyush Ghalot
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28-09-2022
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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya stated that the government hopes to deliver 10 lakh Ayushman Bharat cards every day under its flagship health insurance programme, AB PM-JAY, while pointing out that 3.95 crore admissions totaling 45,294 crore have so far been made under it. The number of Ayushman cards produced daily has increased from 1 to 1.5 lakh to 4 to 5 lakh; my goal is to produce 10 lakh cards each day. Emphasised making healthcare more accessible and affordable while speaking to the distinguished group. Over 28,300 hospitals have been empanelled so far under the programme, with 46% of them being private. 46% of the 3.8 crore hospital admissions overall under the scheme were in facilities under the control of the government. Males made up 52% of all admitted students. With more than 27 lakh records linked in a day, the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has reached the milestone of one crore digitally linked health records. According to Dr. R. S. Sharma, CEO of the National Health Authority, the ABDM has seen significant growth since its launch in September 2021, with over 24 crore ABHA numbers. Individuals can scan and preserve their previous medical records using the ABHA app or any other personal health record (PHR) app.  

Reference: - https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/govt-aims-to-deliver-10-lakh-ayushman-bharat-cards-everyday-health-minister-mandaviya/article65934005.ece