Rajasthan to launch Health Insurance Yojna on Dec 13

 Rajasthan will launch on December 13 an ambitious 'Health Insurance Yojna' (HIY), a cashless medical facility for the public with insurance cover of upto Rs 3 lakh per family.

Jaipur: Rajasthan will launch on December 13 an ambitious 'Health Insurance Yojna' (HIY), a cashless medical facility for the public with insurance cover of upto Rs 3 lakh per family.

Announcing this here today, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said HIY will be taken up for pre-trial on October 26 and it will be launched on December 13 after a review by the Medical and Health Department here.

Beneficiaries would be selected on the basis of Aadhar Card or Ration card, she said and asked the health officials to take up this task as a mission and popularise it to the extreme corner of the state.

Speaking on the occasion, Medical and Health Minister R S Rathore said it would be cashless medical facility for public with provision of medical insurance of Rs 30,000 per family for seasonal diseases and Rs 3 lakh for serious diseases.

The state government would spend Rs.300 cr every year on one crore families on their health insurance, Rathore said.