Transgender population gets health insurance coverage Ayushman Bharat The New Indian Express

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NEW DELHI: Transgender people will be able to get a combination of health services below. Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AY-PMJAY), also covers gender reassignment surgeries.

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between the National Health Authority (NHAA) and the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE). Wednesday This historic move will be made possible.

This is the first memorandum of understanding of this type in the country. Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya said the foundations for social transformation had been laid.

“Historic transformational reform in society under the leadership of Prime Minister @NarendraModi Ji. Transgender people will benefit from composite health services under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY,” he tweeted.

The MoU states that transgender individuals who hold a transgender certificate issued to them by the National Transgender Portal The benefit will be available to the recipient.

From now on, insurance coverage of ₹5 lakh will be provided per transgender beneficiary every year.

About 4.80 lakh transgender people will benefit

Dr RS Sharma, CEO of the National Health Authority (NHAA) and R Subramanyam, Secretary of DoSJE, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Mandaviya and Virendra Kumar, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment of the ‘Union.

This journal first reported a complete set. June, is currently being prepared for transgender categories, including existing AB PMJAY packages and special packages (Sex Reassignment Surgery Treatment and (SRS). Apart from Custom package includes hormone treatments and laser ablation.

You will be eligible to receive treatment at any AB PMJY approved hospital in the country where you are eligible for specific packages. All transgender people who do not receive such benefits from another state-sponsored center or agency would be covered by the scheme.

“The decision that provides special health care benefits to the transgender community goes beyond ensuring equality for the disadvantaged community,” the minister said.

Noting The transgender community is subject to stigma and exclusion. Mandaviya It is a step forward to ensure an inclusive society that health services are provided under ABPMJAY.

The Minister of Health said the government is taking action to ensure the well-being of transgender people and has made a decisive effort not only to recognize their rights.

The Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment said the country is experiencing transformative change with strong political will.

Enumeration The MoSJE has taken several steps to implement all five guarantees of education, dignified life and health support, as well as opportunities for improved livelihoods and skills. He said that these measures were taken in order to help marginalized and disadvantaged groups of the population to overcome restrictive social constructions and to provide them with dignity and a decent life.

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between the National Health Authority (NHAA) and the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE). Wednesday This historic move will be made possible.

This is the first memorandum of understanding of this type in the country. Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya said the foundations for social transformation had been laid.

“Historic transformational reform in society under the leadership of Prime Minister @NarendraModi Ji. Transgender people will benefit from composite health services under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY,” he tweeted.

The MoU states that transgender individuals who hold a transgender certificate issued to them by the National Transgender Portal The benefit will be available to the recipient.

From now on, insurance coverage of ₹5 lakh will be provided per transgender beneficiary every year.

About 4.80 lakh transgender people will benefit

Dr RS SharmaThe CEO is. The National Health Authority (NHAA) and R Subramanyam, DoSJE Secretary, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Mandaviya and Virendra Kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment.

This journal first reported a complete set. June, is currently being prepared for transgender categories, including existing AB PMJAY packages and special packages (Sex Reassignment Surgery Treatment and (SRS). Apart from Custom package includes hormone treatments and laser ablation.

You can also seek treatment at any AB PMJAY authorized hospital across the country, provided you have selected packages. The program would apply to all transgender people who are not eligible for benefits from a state-sponsored center or otherwise.

“The decision that provides special health care benefits to the transgender community goes beyond ensuring equality for the disadvantaged community,” the minister said.

Noting The transgender community is subject to stigma and exclusion. Mandaviya It is a step forward to ensure an inclusive society that health services are provided under ABPMJAY.

The Minister of Health said the government is taking action to ensure the well-being of transgender people and has made a decisive effort not only to recognize their rights.

The Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment said the country is experiencing transformative change with the political will to bring about that change.

In listing, the MoSJE has taken several steps to implement all five guarantees of education, dignified life and health support, as well as opportunities for improved livelihoods and skills. He said that these measures were taken in order to help marginalized and disadvantaged groups of the population to overcome restrictive social constructions and to provide them with dignity and a decent life.

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