Centre looks to expand ambit of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana

NITI Aayog member VK Paul has stated that the government is considering to expand the ambit of its flagship health insurance scheme the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). Talking about the health expenditure of states, Paul mentioned that state governments are planning to increase their budgets on healthcare to eight per cent from current 4-4.5 per cent. He also called upon states and industry to work towards making PMJAY a high volume and modest return model of healthcare.

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