The Nationwide Well being Authority (NHA) has been offering the required assist to the states and Union territories for making certain free COVID-19 testing and therapy to all eligible beneficiaries below AB-PMJAY.
When the pandemic broke out, the prevailing packages had been used for offering therapy, Pawar mentioned.
Later, particular packages for therapy and testing of COVID-19 had been launched, she added.
Many states determined to make Covid testing and therapy free for all residents. Whereas some used the AB-PMJAY ecosystem, together with the NHA’s IT platform, others made it free.
Subsequently, COVID-19 therapy has been lined in each normal packages and packages particular to the illness below AB-PMJAY.
“As on twenty fifth July 2021, 20.32 lakh COVID associated testing and seven.08 lakh COVID associated hospital admissions have been authorised below the scheme,” Pawar mentioned.