New Delhi: April 05, 2010
The city government is all set to introduce a healthcare insurance scheme called Apka Swasthya Bima Trust (ASBT) that will cover critical illnesses. The scheme will be implemented from July 2010. According to Delhi health minister Kiran Walia, the process for identifying target population, private partners and sources for funding the scheme has already been initiated. The new scheme will address the need for tertiary and superspecialty healthcare. Initially, BPL and other vulnerable sections of society will be covered under the scheme. Later it may be expanded to cover all citizens,” said a senior health officer involved with the project.
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