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Govt to pay 50% premium for auto & taxi drivers under RSBY

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Year in and year out RSBY is marching up the hill, or pyramid. Now that RSBY is being extend to people in the next quintile, it is time to move up to IT workers. The real question is when will the world accept that you have to have a balance between supply side and demand…

Coming soon: RSBY for all in India

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It is great to see that the new Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is starting to be an advocate of RSBY. RSBY currently covers 37 million families within India with a fully portable, biometric linked health insurance smart card that covers up to a family of 5 with hospitalization coverage and so much more. The program…

La couverture universelle santé, une bonne idée mais son application est compliquée

Nice article in France about RSBY. The right to health for all and particularly in developing countries is certainly a noble idea, but how to apply it? The NGO Oxfam , CSU implies that everyone has the same financial protection and access to the same set of quality health services, whatever their employment status and ability to pay. But it can not be a…

Innovation in the BRICS and homegrown models for rural healthcare

A great analysis of the innovation in health programs that are really disruptive to the status quo. In the midst of growing concerns around the state of rural healthcare, let’s not lose sight of innovative models and best practices, here in South Africa and across the BRICS group of countries. This is according to Dr Unati Nemuhuyuni, head…

New lab a boon for coastal folk – The New Indian Express

A new lab in a coastal community normally should not make national news but what is important about this lab is what is driving the expansion of available services is Rashtriya Swathya Bima Yojana (RSBY). Going into its 6th year it is spawning entire new investment in health service both from the public and private…

How deep has the RSBY penetrated Nagaland

In Nagaland, the department to date, has covered all the 11 districts while enrolling a total of 1, 40, 802 beneficiaries or families state-wide. The total target enrolment is 3, 48, 895 families as on June 2013, according to the RSBY website. So far, 12 hospitals (11 private and 1 government) have been empanelled (enlisted)…

National health scheme brings ‘smart’ insurance to India’s poor | Environment | DW.DE | 12.09.2011

I am rather surprised that people still refer to RSBY as a new health insurance system. It is going on its 6 year at this point and touching millions everyday. A new smart card system is providing health insurance for Indians living below the poverty line. Chotew Lal has been laid up in hospital bed in…

IFFCO Tokio – ‘We are looking to expand non-motor business’

While you are already present in the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) segment, will you be tendering for more states?At present, 16% of business comes from rural business. We have captured 35 districts in 6 states under the RSBY scheme and are putting more pressure on this line of business. This is a good area for business, …

Panel orders relisting of eye hospital under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna

I am happy to see that the grievance redressal process is working and good hospitals are being exonerated when baseless claims are filled. The three-member State Grievance Redressal Committee (SGRC) under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY), headed by labour resources department’s principal secretary Subhash Sharma, has recommended disciplinary action against East Champaran‘s civil surgeon, Dr Saroj…

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