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Chennai: A large amount has been spent under the Comprehensive Insurance Scheme of the Chief Minister of the Tamil Nadu Government in the activities of the Health Insurance Scheme implemented by various states across the country, it has been revealed through the Health Expenditure Account Report of the Central Government.
Artist Insurance Scheme was launched by the Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 2009 to provide free of cost to the poor and needy people in Tamil Nadu in government and private hospitals. Following this, the scheme was renamed as Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Insurance Scheme. This scheme has been implemented in collaboration with the Central Health Department since September 2018. The Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Medical Insurance Scheme is implemented by the United India Insurance Company.
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Under Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Medical Insurance Scheme from 23.07.2009 to 31.08.2022, 1,19,10,653 beneficiaries have benefited with an insurance amount of Rs.10,835 crores. 1513 treatments have been approved under this scheme. Includes 8 specialized advanced treatments, 52 complete diagnostic procedures and 11 series of treatments. A total of 1733 hospitals including 937 private hospitals and 796 government hospitals have been approved under this scheme.
In this case, it has been revealed that Tamil Nadu is a pioneer in insurance schemes that can be implemented in various states across the country, according to the central government’s health expenditure report. According to this, the Central Health Expenditure Account report for the year 2018-19 has now been published.
Tamil Nadu ranks first in the state government insurance scheme in the country. In the last financial year (2018-19) in Tamil Nadu, an amount of Rs 1,895 crore has been covered under the insurance scheme. According to the report, the state of Maharashtra was second with Rs 1,481 crore, followed by Andhra Pradesh with Rs 1,459 crore, Rajasthan with Rs 1,029 crore and Uttarakhand with the least amount of Rs 23 crore.
- 2018 – 19 Activity
- Prime Minister’s Jan Arogya Yojana – Rs.2,381 crore
- Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Insurance Scheme, Tamil Nadu – Rs.1,895 crore
- Maharashtra Arogya Yojana – Rs.1,481 crore
- NTR Vaidya Seva, Andhra Pradesh – Rs.1,459 crore
Tamil Nadu continues to perform well in insurance schemes that can be implemented by the state governments after the central government’s medical insurance scheme.