Maharashtra COVID-19 Treatment under MJPJAY 2020-: Maharashtra Public Health Dept (MPHD) has issued a notification on 23 May 2020 to include COVID-19 Treatment under its flagship Mahatma Jyoti Phule Jan Arogya Yojana. This health care scheme for the people of Maharashtra is similar to PM Jan Arogya Yojana. Now all the COVID-19 patients in the state will get free treatment under MJPJAY 2020. Earlier MJPJAY scheme was called ‘Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana (RGJAY)’. This decision is taken in the wake of an increasing number of coronavirus patients in the state. All the residents will get cashless health care treatment in 1,000 empanelled hospitals under MJPJAY.
This free treatment under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojna will ensure that no one in the state particularly poor people is deprived of COVID-19 treatment. The MJPJAY scheme was launched to improve access to BPL / APL families to quality medical care for identified specialty services. This includes hospitalization for surgeries and therapies or consultations through an identified network of health care providers. Under this scheme, all COVID-19 patients even those treated in private hospitals will be covered. in this article, we’re providing you the complete details of Maharashtra COVID-19 Treatment under MJPJAY.
Maharashtra COVID-19 Treatment under MJPJAY Health Care Scheme
As we told you above that Maharashtra govt has issued a notification to include Coronavirus Treatment under its flagship MJPJAY health care scheme. The insurance policy/coverage under the MJPJAY can be availed by all eligible beneficiary families residing in any of the 36 districts of Maharashtra. Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana covers 971 surgeries/therapies/procedures along with 121 follow up packages in the following 30 identified specialized categories.
|Name of the Scheme||MJPJAY Health Care Scheme|
|Launched By||Maharashtra Public Health Dept|
|Benefits||Free COVID-19 Treatment under MJPJAY|
|Target Beneficiary||All Ration Card Holders of the State|
|Area Covered||All 36 Districts of Maharashtra|
|Toll-Free Helpline Number||1800-233-2200|
|Scheme Type||Coronavirus Treatment under PMJAY|
Official Website of MJPJAY for Maharashtra COVID-19 Treatment-
The state government of Maharashtra has decided to include Coronavirus treatment under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana (MJPJAY). For more details about the MJPJAY health care scheme, visit the official website at https://www.jeevandayee.gov.in/. All diseases under the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojna shall be covered from day one. A person suffering from disease prior to the inception of the policy shall also be covered under approved procedures for that disease.
Eligibility for Maharashtra Free COVID-19 Treatment under MJPJAY-
All the families belonging to any of the 36 districts in Maharashtra holding white ration card, yellow ration card, Antyodaya Anna Yojana Card (AAY), Annapurna Card, orange ration card as well as government employees are eligible. Moreover, farmers from 14 agriculturally distressed districts of Maharashtra (Amravati, Akola, Aurangabad, Buldhana, Beed, Hingoli, Jalna, Nanded, Latur, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Wardha, Washim, and Yavatmal) would also be eligible.
Previously, the state govt of Maharashtra announced that all groceries, milk, vegetables, and chemist shops will remain open to avoid panic like situation during COVID-19 Lockdown. As another initiative, the state government will now provide meals thali at Rs 5 under ‘Shiv Bhojan Yojana’ for 1 lakh people daily.
As of 20 September 2020, the number of coronavirus cases rises to 50,40,000 in India with 86,752 deaths that have been reported so far. Around 40,30,000 patients have recovered in India. Moreover, Maharashtra is the state with the most number of COVID-19 cases which are around 10,19,000 and 32,216 deaths. In order to deal with the number of rising COVID-19 cases, the state government of Maharashtra has made its preparations and is ensuring that all people get appropriate treatment in the hour of need.
The Maharashtra government will provide free healthcare to 100% of people under the MJPJAY health care scheme. Earlier 496 hospitals were covered under the scheme but now over 1000 hospitals have been included under the beneficiary scheme of affordable health services.
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