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'Vajpayee Arogyasri' yojana from Nov 17

Madikeri:Nov 10, 2012 DH News Service

Scheme aims at providing quality healthcare to BPL families

The ambitious health scheme of the State government—Vajpayee Arogyasri programme which aims at providing free treatment for the poor at super speciality hospitals, will be flagged off, at Virajpet on November 17.

Chairing a preparatory meeting, Assembly Speaker K G Bopaiah said that the PDOs and Secretaries should join hands for the success of the programme. A health check up camp will be held as a part of the inauguration.

District-in-Charge Minister M P Appachu Ranjan said that BPL ration card will be provided to those who had applied for the same.

Deputy Commissioner Dr N V Prasad said that breakfast, meals will be provided to those who take part in the camp.

DHO Dr Shivakumar said that free transport facility has been arranged from primary health centre and at government hospital to the camp venue.

Scheme

The scheme aimed at providing quality healthcare to BPL families so that they could get major ailments treated at corporate hospitals. The Government would bear medical expenses up to Rs 1.5 lakh per family in a year.

Under the scheme, maximum five member of a family possessing BPL card will be included. The Government had selected 128 super-speciality hospitals to provide treatment to patients identified under the scheme.

Medicines will also be supplied free of cost. Yenepoya Hospital, A J Hospital, K S Hegde Hospital, Mangala Hospitals in Dakshina Kannada, Vikram Hospital, Apollo Hospital, Bharath Cancer Hospital in Mysore are selected for the scheme.

Heart related problems, cancer, chemotherapy, neurological disease, accident, burn injuries, disease for the newly born child, and others are included.

To avail the facilities, the patients can contact ‘Arogya mithra’ at the nearest community health centre, taluk or district hospitals.

 

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