Dimapur, November 28: District Review meeting of Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) Health Scheme was conducted at Deputy Commissioner Office Peren on November 26 where Sentiwapang Aier, DC Peren chaired the meeting.
Addressing the welcome note, Dr. Lanuakum, Dy. CMO/ District Nodal Officer AB-PMJAY Peren highlighted the activities of the program in the District and encourage the member to actively participate to improve the performance of the District.
Kehiemalungle, District Coordinator, AB-PMJAY gave a power point presentation on AYUSHMAN Bharat and its key features. She stated that AB-PMJAY is the largest insurance scheme finance by the Government which provides cashless access to health care services for the beneficiary at the point of service in the hospital.
She also brief about the District wise number of individual card issued and Empanelled Health Care Provider (EHEP) performance.
During the meeting, the house discussed that poor connectivity and lack of awareness of the scheme leading to non- compliance from the public especially in remote areas are some of the major issue which hampers the smooth implementation of the program and also issues of rejection of claim and delaying of payments claim to the hospital.
The members also deliberated and discussed to appraise the concerned authority to impart reorientation training for the stakeholders in the District for smooth and successful implementation of the program.
To disseminate the awareness of the scheme and to improve the beneficiary’s e-card generation in the grass root level, it was discussed and decided to issue directive to village council chairman/ colony chairman form the administration to actively involve and coordinate with the health care staff’s.
Sentiwapang Aier, DC Peren while concluding the meeting encouraged and urged the member to put more effort to ensure smooth implementation of the project and to improve the performance in the District.
(Page News Service)