Aam Aadmi Swasthya Bima Yojana

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Delhi Government is planning to launch an Aam Aadmi Health Insurance Scheme in the capital city to cover over 40 lakh families. Named as Aam Aadmi Swasthya Bima Yojana, the scheme will be launched to provide health insurance coverage to people below certain income level.

Aam Aadmi Swasthya Bima Yojana will be launched for the 4 years in first phases to cover an estimated 40 Lakh families in the capital city. The health department of Delhi Government has opened a Request For Qualification (RFQ) to shortlist insurance companies who can bid for the scheme till the end of May, in the first stage of screening. 6 companies will be shortlisted in the first stage to bid in the second stage. Aam Aadmi Swasthya Bima Yojana, the scheme will cover only the families falling beneath a specific pay edge. The families over that edge can likewise apply for the plan in the event that they can pay the premium chosen by the Government.

Delhi government will include treatment at all government hospitals under the insurance scheme. The scheme will also include treatment at identified and empaneled private hospitals. As indicated by the senior wellbeing division official, the administration is expecting a bundle of no less than 1700 wellbeing foundations under the plan.

Delhi Dialogue Commission (DDC) came up with the provision of launching a new health insurance scheme in the capital city to fill the gaps in coverage of existing such schemes including the Delhi Arogya Nidhi and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana.
According to the officials, Aam Aadmi Swasthya Bima Yojana is expected to cost about Rs. 500 crores annually to the Delhi Government.