The Meghalaya government has hiked the Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) Phase 5 and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) to Rs 5,30,000, an official said on August 25.
“The insurance cover for MHIS 5 – PMJAY has increased from Rs 5,00,000 to Rs 5,30,000 with an expanded list of advantages that might be available under the scheme,” the official said.
All eligible beneficiaries belonging to Meghalaya excluding state and central government employees can avail the advantages.
Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) Phase 5 and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) will begin on September 1, 2022, a press release read.
On August 24, the Meghalaya government signed an agreement with the National Insurance Company Limited, a general medical health insurance company in India, for the implementation of MHIS Phase 5 and PMJAY.
Chief executive officer of Megha Health Insurance Scheme and extra secretary health and family welfare, Ramkumar S, signed the agreement on behalf of the Meghalaya government and LS Puni Isaac, assistant manager, National Insurance Company Limited signed it on behalf of the insurance company within the presence of state health and family welfare minister James K Sangma and other dignitaries.