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Ayushman Bharat Scheme: How to Apply & Download Ayushman Bharat Card?

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo
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Ayushman Bharat Beneficiaries

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Scheme (PMJAY), popularly known as Ayushman Bharat Yojana is one of the biggest healthcare schemes of the Central Government.

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Yojana with an aim to cover more than 50 crore people in India and nearly 10 crore, poor families, without any limitations pertaining to family size and age.

PMJAY provides required healthcare services with an insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakh for each family/year for tertiary as well as secondary hospitalization expenses.

Ayushman Bharat Yojana Benefits

  • PM Ayushman Bharat Yojana offers cashless hospitalization cover at public hospitals & private hospitals.

  • It covers the cost of hospitalization, pre-hospitalization, medication & post-hospitalization expenses that comes during the treatment.

  • The scheme includes almost 1,400 exorbitant treatments such as knee replacements, skull surgery etc.

How to Get Ayushman Bharat Card?

Those who are eligible to avail PMJAY benefits can apply for Ayushman Bharat Card. This card can be used as proof to get all healthcare benefits in the future under the scheme. Ayushman Bharat Card is issued after verification of the beneficiary’s identity at a PMJAY kiosk. Documents for indentification include Aadhaar card or ration card. Once the verification is done, Ayushman Bharat Card is printed along with the unique AB-PMJAY ID.

Steps to Apply for Ayushman Bharat card

  • Visit the official website & click on Am I Eligible;

  • Enter mobile number along with the CAPTCHA code

  • Click on Generate OTP

  • Now select your state & search by mobile number/HHD number/name/ ration card number.

For more details call at PMJAY helpline number i.e. 14555 or 1800-111-565

How to Download Ayushman Bharat Card?

  • Firstly, go to Ayushman Bharat official website

  • Login with your email id & generate a password

  • Enter Aadhaar number and click on the approved beneficiary option

  • Now enter password in CSC & pin number

  • Download your Ayushman Bharat card

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