The State Government of Jharkhand is planning to introduce ‘CM Health Insurance Scheme’ on September 25. The main initiative of the scheme is to provide health insurance facilities to the citizens of Jharkhand.
CM health insurance scheme will be implemented in all districts of Jharkhand. The state government has also introduced a special campaign in four districts of Santhal Pargana (Dumka, Sahebganj, Pakur and Godda) to eradicate Kala-azar.
The aim of the Jharkhand State Government is to provide quality health care services, particularly for those peoples who are living in the remote and difficult areas in order to reduce number of diseases.
The scheme is also expected to lessen the burden on state residents and help them get better treatments.
Objectives of CM Health Insurance Scheme
- The government will setup more centres under the CM Health Insurance Scheme across the state.
- These centres would be helpful for the people to understand the scheme.
An awareness campaign has been started in at least five villages by the students of Kasturba Girls Residential schools to generate hype among the people. Under the campaign, One lakh rupees prize money would be given to the school which will show effective results under this scheme.
The guidelines for the operations and implementation of CM Health Insurance scheme is being prepared by the health ministry. The health ministry will soon start the process of selection of the insurance companies and hospitals for the scheme.
The scheme will be applicable in all Government and private hospitals across the state. The insurance policy will cover treatment, investigations and medications and other facilities regarding of diseases in the hospitals.