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Budget 2023-24 likely to extend coverage of Ayushman Bharat. Check details

Budget expectations: The wider coverage was proposed by the National Health Authority and is aimed to benefit the non-poor segments of society who lack any health insurance.

January 25, 2023 / 12:31 PM IST
Budget expectations: AB PM-JAY was launched in September 2018 to provide free health cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to around 107.4 million poor

Budget expectations: AB PM-JAY was launched in September 2018 to provide free health cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to around 107.4 million poor

Budget 2023-24 is likely to extend the coverage of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) to the middle-class and senior citizens, according to reports. The wider coverage was proposed by the National Health Authority (NHA) and is aimed to benefit the non-poor segments of society who lack any health insurance.

It is to be noted that AB PM-JAY was launched in September 2018 to provide free health cover of up to Rs 5 lakh to around 107.4 million poor and vulnerable families and now covers over 140 million families comprising approximately 720 million individuals, protecting 60 per cent of the population.

Budget 2023 Expectations Live Updates: Halwa ceremony tomorrow, here's what middle-class, investors can look forward to

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for 2023-24 at 11 am on Wednesday, 1st February 2023.