Ayushman Golden card: Golden card holders will get three new facilities from today under Ayushman Yojana, know details here

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Ayushman Golden card: Good News! You will get Free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh, know how to apply this card here
Ayushman Golden card: Good News! You will get Free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh, know how to apply this card here

Ayushman Yojana:  Under Ayushman Bharat and State Atal Ayushman in the state, golden cards of more than 44 lakh beneficiaries have been made so far, out of which 3.60 lakh beneficiaries were given free treatment in empaneled hospitals.



Three new facilities will be started in Atal Ayushman Bharat and State Atal Ayushman Yojana from November 1. Golden card holders will now get free facility for kidney transplant treatment. Apart from this, the new ration card holder will also be able to get a golden card made easily. In the scheme, the increased rates of treatment packages for 400 diseases will be implemented.

Golden cards have been made for more than 44 lakh beneficiaries.

Under Ayushman Bharat and State Atal Ayushman, golden cards of more than 44 lakh beneficiaries have been made so far. Out of which 3.60 lakh beneficiaries were given free treatment in empaneled hospitals. On which the government has spent an amount of 456 crores. Till now the treatment of kidney transplant was not valid in the scheme. Now golden card holders will also get kidney transplant treatment.

Also, to make the golden card, the government had taken the data of ration cards made till 2014-15. Due to which the card of new ration card holders was not being made. Till now the State Health Authority has fed the new data of ration card holders on the IT system. The ration card will keep updating automatically on the system of Ayushman Yojana. On the demand of private hospitals listed in the scheme, the central government has increased the package rates for treatment of 400 diseases. Which will come into effect from November 1.

District wise golden card and beneficiary

District cards beneficiary expenditure (million)

Almora 2.37 million 7439 9:44

Bageshwar 1.01 million 3293 3:32

Chamoli 1.8 million 10138 14.31

Champawat 0.97 million 3382 4:35

Dehradun 9.54 million 108 338 157.19

Haridwar 7.26 lakh 56,920 89.86

Nainital 4.08 lakh 31,715 29.35

Pauri 3.24 lakh 27,563 34.67

Pithoragarh 1.82 lakh 8659 7.44

Rudraprayag 1.09 lakh 5709 9.90

Tehri 2.91 lakh 21357 31.75

US Nagar 6.67 lakh 43111 47.88

Uttarkashi 1.69 lakh 10377 16.81

Three new facilities in Ayushman Yojana will start from November 1. Along with kidney transplant treatment, the new rates of treatment package will be applicable. Along with this, new ration card holders will also be able to easily get a golden card.