How To Apply For Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana 2024 | Download Nabin Health Card

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Launched on August 15, 2018, by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) is a transformative program aimed at providing universal health coverage. The scheme focuses on protecting economically vulnerable families and women from falling into poverty due to high medical expenses.

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Objective:

The main goal of BSKY is to shield economically disadvantaged families from catastrophic health expenditures that could push them into poverty.

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Key Features

  • Cashless Healthcare in Empanelled Private Hospitals: The state government covers the cost of healthcare for identified economically vulnerable families in empanelled private hospitals, offering an annual health coverage of ₹5,00,000 per family. Additionally, women members receive an extra ₹5,00,000 once the initial limit is exhausted.

Achievements

Since its launch, BSKY has significantly advanced Universal Health Coverage, with over 4.5 million instances of cashless treatment provided monthly.

Administration and Feedback

The Chief Minister emphasizes maintaining citizens’ dignity while accessing government program benefits. The Mo Sarkar Feedback System, part of this initiative, allows direct feedback from beneficiaries and stakeholders regarding the program’s implementation. Citizens can provide feedback via the Mo Sarkar Call Center at 14545.

Benefits

Families with a BSKY Smart Health Card, NFSA, or SFSS card can access cashless inpatient and daycare treatment for procedures covered by the scheme. This applies to empanelled hospitals both within and outside Odisha, up to the annual coverage limits.

Administration and Feedback

The Chief Minister emphasizes maintaining citizens’ dignity while accessing government program benefits. The Mo Sarkar Feedback System, part of this initiative, allows direct feedback from beneficiaries and stakeholders regarding the program’s implementation. Citizens can provide feedback via the Mo Sarkar Call Center at 14545.

Benefits

Families with a BSKY Smart Health Card, NFSA, or SFSS card can access cashless inpatient and daycare treatment for procedures covered by the scheme. This applies to empanelled hospitals both within and outside Odisha, up to the annual coverage limits.

Application Process

Offline Enrollment

There is no direct enrollment process. All families covered under NFSA/SFSS within Odisha are eligible.

BSKY Smart Health Cards

The government distributes BSKY Smart Health Cards to each family. Beneficiaries can also collect their cards at designated Mo Seva Kendras by presenting a valid NFSA/SFSS Card.

Required Documents

For cashless inpatient and daycare treatment:

  • BSKY Smart Health Card / NFSA Card / SFSS Card

For annual health coverage of ₹5,00,000 per family and ₹10,00,000 for women members:

  • Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY) Card
  • Below Poverty Line (BPL) Card
  • Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) Card

Note: Low-income families without these cards must provide a valid income certificate (annual income below ₹50,000 in rural areas and below ₹60,000 in urban areas) at the empanelled hospital.