Modi’s big-ticket announcement is Ayushman Bharat

The healthcare sector has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement in his Independence Day address that the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan, also known as Ayushman Bharat or the National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), will be launched on September 25. The healthcare sector has noted that the government should look at mandatory universal health cover for all sections of society which will increase the pool and allow cross-subsidy between the government and the private sector.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/modis-big-ticket-announcement-is-ayushman-bharat/article24699698.ece

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