'Modicare' to cost govt Rs 1100-1200 per family every year

'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

'Modicare', World's Largest Health Care Scheme To Cost 11,OOO Crore Per Year

"The government will pay for the premium with state's share".

The much-hyped National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), announced by finance minister Arun Jaitley and for which Rs 2,000 crore has been allocated in the Union Budget for 2018-19, has been termed by experts as "old wine in a new bottle".

Today, Jaitley promised more funds depending on the rollout requirement. The NITI Aayog estimated that the new health insurance scheme would cost around Rs 60 billion in the first year.

"All the diseases will be covered under the scheme. That is why finance is not the problem, has never been the problem and will never remain a problem", Nadda said. In such a scheme, the care provider has no incentive to inflate costs via unnecessary investigations or treatment, which is the bane of the traditional model in which hospitals try to maximise their take from insurance. There are many models which we are going to work out. "The surgery can be done at the government hospital or a corporate hospital", said health secretary J Radhakrishnan.

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At a post budget press briefing, Nadda responded to questions about the scheme's financial aspects merely by assuring journalists that the government was "committed" to fulfilling its promises, and that the Centre had "worked out" the money required for it as well. "It would be like flagship insurance scheme like PMJJY (Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana) or PMSBY (Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana) which is linked to the account". SJM co-convenor Ashwani Mahajan in a statement said "foreign insurance companies should not be engaged so that valuable resources of the country are retained in India only". However, highly placed sources said that with the Centre keen on keeping the focus of the budgetary exercise on the poor and farmers, the scheme was re-introduced with higher insurance coverage, which is now hiked to Rs 5 lakh per family annually from the earlier Rs 1 lakh per family.

The officials, relying on the premium per household that states such as Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, or Tamil Nadu pay for their existing health-protection schemes, estimate that the national scheme could cost about Rs 12,000 crore. In the first year, the burden on the Centre is likely to be around Rs 3,000 crore.

Along with this, the smart cards issued under the scheme can be used to avail free and cashless treatment at all government hospitals and at the private health institutions as well.

There is no cap on the family size which means that whatever the size, the family will get a coverage of Rs. 5 lakh per year.

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Under the Modi care, government will invite bids from insurance companies to cover these 10 crore families.

"Not just this health scheme, we have one of the best Intensive Care Units in government Ganesh Das hospital and Tura hospital".

Below is a list of questions that have been answered based on what the government has said so far and based on publicly available data.

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