Bhubaneswar: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar and Health and Family Welfare Department on Tuesday for providing free treatment under the State Government’s flagship Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), which was launched on August 15 last year.
Now, NSKY beneficiaries will get free medical treatment at the premier healthcare institute. All families are eligible for free healthcare services under the scheme.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Das and department Secretary Pramod Meherda and AIIMS Director Dr Gitanjali Batmanabane.
With the inclusion of AIIMS Bhubaneswar, BSKY covered 197 healthcare institutes.
In empanelled hospitals, beneficiaries can avail cashless care up to Rs 5 lakh per annum per family, and Rs 7 lakh per women members of the family. All patients whether they belong to below poverty line (BPL) or above poverty line (APL) categories will avail of this facility.
The free services will cover all procedures provided in health facilities, including in-patient beds, surgeries, OT facility, ICU facility etc., without any charge.