National Health Protection Scheme | ModiCare Health Insurance Scheme 2018 | National Health Protection/Insurance Scheme & Get Medical Cover of Rs. 5 Lakh
Various Schemes were announced this time by Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget 2018-19 s The Most interesting one was “National Health Protection/Insurance Scheme”. This scheme is also being known as Other names like – “Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Yojana” or “Modicare“
In this article, we are covering all details related to this Scheme. First of all, we will explain the features and benefits of this scheme. Then we will share the expected launch date. Then we will come to the most important aspect that is – How to Apply for National Health Protection Scheme Or How to Register under this Scheme.
National Health Protection Insurance Scheme – “Modicare Yojana”
Good Health is primary concern of everyone. Currently the cost of Treatment of Critical Diseases is very high in our country. Well Off People manage to get treatment from Modern Hospitals but the Poor people feel helpless. This National Insurance Scheme will address the poor people in our country. Under this Scheme Health Cover of Rs. 5 Lakh will be given. It is expected that annual Premium will be Rs. 1000 to 1200 which will be given by Central Government.
Beneficiaries under this scheme will get Coverage of Rs. 5 Lakh. This means that if you are enrolled under this scheme, You will be given Rs. 5 Lakh to get treated properly.
National Health Protection Insurance Scheme 2018
|Official Name of The Scheme||National Health Protection Scheme|
|When was this Scheme Announced||1st February 2018|
|Nature of Scheme||Health Insurance Scheme|
|Benefit||Health Cover of Rs. 5 Lakh|
|Launch Date||Not Yet Launched|
|Responsible Body||Central Government|
- Obviously, Indian Citizenship is a must
- Also, the eligible Applicant should belong to a Poor Family (BPL,APL, EWS)
Note – More Information Regarding Eligibility will be Shared after Official launch of this Scheme
Features of ModiCare Health Insurance Yojana
- National Health Protection Scheme is a Part of Ayushman Bharat Yojana Program
- This Scheme is the Largest Ever Govt. Funded Health Insurance Scheme in the World.
- 10 Crore Families will be Covered Under this Scheme
- Insurance Cover of Rs. 5 Lakh will be given to Enrolled Families
- The Approx. Number of Beneficiaries under this Scheme will be 50 Crore
- Expected Premium under this Scheme Per Year is Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1200 But this will be managed by Central Government. Enrolled Families will not have to pay anything from their pocket
Expected Launch Date of Modicare National Health Protection Insurance Scheme
As per a recent article by IndianExpress, Leading News Agency of India, 2 October (Gandhi Jayanti) has been set as Deadline for this Scheme. It has also been mentioned that this scheme could very well be implemented on the the Independence Day i.e. 15th August 2018.
Keeping all this in Mind, You can Expect this Scheme to be launched on or before October 2nd 2018.
Another very Important Aspect is How to Apply or Enroll Under this Scheme. These details will be revealed during the Official launch. However, it is expected that Govt. Might Set up a portal where eligible applicant will have to register online.
National Health Protection Scheme -Modicare | Online Registration | Application Form 2018
Soon, the Guidelines regarding enrolling under this Scheme will be revealed. Most probably govt. will launch a dedicated portal where online registrations will be accepted. Eligible Applicants will have to Fill in the Online Application Form.