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Ayushman Bharat

Brief objective

Ayushman Bharat, a flagship scheme of Government of India, was launched as recommended by the National Health Policy 2017, to achieve the vision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This initiative has been designed to meet Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and its underlining commitment, which is to "leave no one behind."

Benefits 

  • It covers all hospitalisation expenses with cashless transactions to beneficiaries.
  • Accommodation during hospitalisation.
  • Pre and post-hospitalisation costs.
  • Any complications arising during the treatment.
  • Can be used by all family members.
  • No cap on family size, age or gender.
  • Pre-existing conditions are included from day one

 Eligibility

Rural Beneficiaries

  •  Only one room with kucha walls and kucha roof
  • No adult member between ages 16 to 59
  • Households with no adult male member between ages 16 to 59
  • Disabled member and no able-bodied adult member
  •  SC/ST households
  • Landless households deriving a major part of their income from manual casual labour

Urban Beneficiaries

The following 11 occupational categories of workers are eligible for the scheme:

  • Ragpicker
  • Beggar
  • Domestic worker
  • Street vendor/Cobbler/Hawker/Other service provider working on streets
  • Construction worker/Mason/Plumber/Mason/Labour/Painter/Welder/Security guard/Coolie and other head-load worker
  • Sweeper/Sanitation worker/Mali 
  • Home-based worker/Artisan/Handicrafts Worker/Tailor
  • Transport worker/Driver/Conductor/Helper to drivers and conductors/Cart puller/Rickshaw puller
  • Shop worker/Assistant/Peon in small establishment/Helper/Delivery assistant/Attendant/Waiter
  • Electrician/Mechanic/Assembler/Repair worker
  • Washerman/Chowkidar

How to apply

Step 1: Visit the government website exclusive for PMJAY scheme https://pmjay.gov.in/ and click on “Am I Eligible” icon.
Step 2: Enter your contact details and generate OTP.
Step 3: Choose your state.
Step 4: Now, search either by your name, mobile number, HHD number or your ration card number.
Step 5: The result will let you know if you are eligible for the PMJAY scheme.

Required Documents are: 

  • Identity and Age Proof (Aadhaar Card/PAN Card)
  • Details of your mobile number, email address and residential address.
  • Caste certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Documents stating your current family status

Ayushman Bharat  Golden Card

To ensure cashless, paperless and portable transactions through the PNJAY scheme, the Ayushman Bharat Yojana Golden Card will be issued to beneficiaries. The PMJAY e-card contains all required information of the patient. It is mandatory to present this card at the time of availing the treatment at the empanelled hospital.

Ayushman Bharat Hospital List

Follow the given procedure:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the PMJAY (https://hospitals.pmjay.gov.in/Search/empnlWorkFlow.htm?actionFlag=ViewRegisteredHosptlsNew)
Step 2: Select your state and the district.
Step 3: Now, choose the type of hospital (public/private-for-profit/private and not for profit)
Step 4: Choose the medical speciality you are looking for.
Step 5: Enter the “Captcha Code” and click on search.

How to apply for PMJAY Golden Card

 Follow the process below:

Step 1: Visit the PMJAY website (https://mera.pmjay.gov.in/search/login) and log in with your registered mobile number.
Step 2: Enter the ‘Captcha Code’ to generate the OTP.
Step 3: Opt for the HHD code.
Step 4: Provide the HHD code to the Common Service Centre (CSC), where they would check the HHD code and other details.
Step 5: The CSC representatives who are known as Ayushman Mitra will complete the rest of the process.
Step 6: You will have to pay Rs.30 to get the Ayushman Bharat card.

For further information, visit https://mera.pmjay.gov.in/search/login

Whom to contact 

The scheme is an entitlement based initiative launched by the government of India for the poor and the venerable sections of the society. Hence there is no enrolment process. Beneficiaries are selected based on the SECC 2011 and who are part of the RSBY plan.

Visit the government website exclusive for PMJAY scheme https://pmjay.gov.in/ and click on “Am I Eligible" icon.

Toll-Free Call Center Number - 14555/1800111565



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