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Overview Kerala
Name of the Scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)-KASP
Date of roll-out (Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY) 4th April, 2109
Mode of Implemetation Insurance
PM-JAY eligible families
State Scheme eligible families (approx.)
Emapaneled Hospitals
Hospital Empaneled
Medical Colleges
NABH fully accredited hospitals
Public Private
178 194
Name of the Insurance company (if applicable) Reliance Insurance Company Ltd
Name of the ISA/TPA Not Applicble
Health Packages
Number of Health Benefit Packages 1,971
Number of packages reserved for government hospitals 235
Decsription of the State Scheme
The government of Kerala launched the Karunya Health Scheme mainly to provide health insurance coverage for the underprivileged sections of the society at a nominal premium charge. This ambitious project was originally launched by the UDF government in the year 2012. The reigning government has decided to continue with this project to provide the necessary benefits to the underprivileged sections of the society. Funding for this scheme is raised through Kerala Lottery, and the amount is directly transferred to provide settlement for the empanelled hospitals.The Karunya Health Scheme by the Government of Kerala functions similar to that of a critical illness cover. People suffering from major chronic illnesses can avail treatment benefits under this cover
Contact Details of the State Team
Name of State Health Agency (SHA) CHIAK
Name of CEO of SHA Dr. Rathan Kelkar, IAS
Address of SHA Comprehensive Health Insurance Agency of Kerala
7th Floor, Trans Towers, Vazhuthacaud
Thiruvananthapuram -14
Contact No. of SHA 0471 2334457
Email Id of SHA
Toll Free no of SHA 1800-200 25 30
Note:   Data as on 07-Oct-19

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