Two years on, the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(RSBY) cover remains at Rs30,000 a year with the promise that this will now be increased to Rs5 lakh.
It further stated that the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
, a government-run health insurance programme for the poor, will be subsumed under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.
More than that, an RTI inquiry has revealed the phasing out attitude of Government towards Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(RSBY) which was launched in 2008 for Below Poverty Line (BPL) households and later expanded to cover other 11 defined categories of unorganised workers which comes to almost 94% of workforce of the country.
On inclusiveness, he said the government and the Irdai have been working very closely and the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(RSBY) has been a huge success with states adopting various variations of the scheme.
Major organization : RASHTRIYA SWASTHYA BIMA YOJANA
The largest is central government's Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(RSBY) launched in 2008 and specific to state are Yeshasvini scheme in Karnataka launched in 2003, Kudumbashree in Kerala launched in 2006, and Arogyasri in AP in 2007.
Under its Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
health insurance program, Government provides 95% of premium subsidy to insure workers from the unrecognized sector below the poverty line, which is around 37.
To provide financial protection to targeted populations, including those below the poverty line, the government has implemented the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
A pivotal moment in federally sponsored health insurance in India was the launch of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
, or RSBY, to families living below the poverty line.
Then contributions of health programs like Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(RSBY), National Rural Telemedicine Network (NRTN) and Fair Price Shops (FPS), all PPP initiatives, have been assessed for both the states by carrying out comprehensive benefit-cost analysis.
The government has promoted policies, such as Manufacturing Policy notified on Friday, for enriching chests of the corporate world and has provided cushion to the poor through targeted schemes such as Public Distribution System and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
, but there appears to be middle-class policy vacuum.
The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(RSBY) has been instrumental in making the economically weaker sections aware about insurance.