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Chief Minister’s Arogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY) to replace Chief Minister Universal Health Insurance Scheme (CMUHIS) in Arunachal Pradesh

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Itanagar, July 26: The erstwhile Chief Minister Universal Health Insurance Scheme (CMUHIS) conceived by former Chief Minister Nabam Tuki will be soon replaced by Chief Minister’s Arogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY) mooted by Pema Khandu-led BJP government in the state.

CMAAY basically is a health assurance scheme that will enable citizens to avail cashless health services in empanelled hospitals through a web portal-based software developed and implemented by MDIndia, the third party administrator of the scheme. CMAAY will be dovetailed with the Center’s Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission and implemented by the Chief Minister Arogya Arunachal Society through its web portal by the same name.

The vision is to accord quality and cashless health care services to the people of the state envisaging universal health care to all by 2020. Once launched the scheme will offer health care services of up to Rs 5 lakhs per family per year, an official communiqué informed here today.
Khandu during the launch of the scheme here on Wednesday congratulated the officers of the state Health and Family Welfare department for working hard and coming up with a well-framed scheme. He emphasized that success of a beneficial scheme like health insurance depends on its successful implementation and continuation.