Ayushman Bharat Yojana, also known as the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), is a scheme that aims to help the economically weaker section of society who needs healthcare facilities. The scheme was rolled out by the Prime Minister on September 23, 2018. This health insurance scheme covers about fifty crore citizens in India. There are already several
success stories to its credit. The Ayushman Bharat Yojana - National Health Protection Scheme has now been renamed Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. This plans to make secondary and tertiary healthcare completely cashless for the underprivileged section of society. The PM Jan Arogya Yojana beneficiaries get an Ayushman card to avail of services at an empanelled hospital, public, or private, anywhere in the country. With the PMJAY scheme, you can enjoy the benefit of walking into a hospital and obtaining cashless treatment. PMJAY provides Rs. 5 lakh coverage to every family per year, thus helping the economically disadvantaged access healthcare services easily.