Ayushman Card online apply: Every detail you should know

Have you applied for an Ayushman health card yet? If not, know how to apply, its complete process and eligibility and the documents required.

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Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), which is administered by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. It grants applicants an Ayushman Bharat Health Card, entitling them to free treatment at facilities that have been accredited. Ayushman Card or the Ayushman Bharat Health Card has now been implemented all over India. When fully implemented, PMJAY will become the world’s largest fully government funded health protection scheme. This is a visionary step towards advancing the agenda of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Now, Ayushman Bharat Health Cards will be made in the entire state. All the residents of Rajasthan can apply for it themselves sitting at home. If you are also a citizen of Rajasthan and want to make your Ayushman Card, then this article is for all of you. Read it till the end.

What is an Ayushman card? 

The Chiranjeevi scheme run by the former Congress Chief Minister in Rajasthan has now been discontinued in Rajasthan. In place of this scheme, the Ayushman Bharat Health Card scheme run by the Bharatiya Janata Party government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be implemented. So now treatment under Chiranjeevi scheme has been stopped in all hospitals and Ayushman Bharat health card has been made mandatory for medical insurance. 

After the closure of Chiranjeevi Yojana in Rajasthan, every citizen of the state should have Ayushman Bharat Health Card. With this Ayushman Card, weak and needy households will get Health and medical benefits up to Rs 5 lac per person annually for free in the entire country. That is, Ayushman Health Card will help in medical or health related expenses or it is a medical and health insurance up to Rs 5 lakh i.e. the card will provide free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh.

Benefits of Ayushman Card

The following Ayushman card advantages are accessible to all beneficiaries upon registration. You must apply online to get these advantages.

  • In Rajasthan, families registered under this scheme will have the facility of free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh in any government or private hospital selected under the scheme across the country. 
  • Ayushman Bharat Health Card protects the poor from health checkups up to five days before admission, treatment and food during admission and checkups and medicines up to 15 days after discharge will be available free of cost. 
  • Under the scheme, in case of hospitalization, free treatment of corona, cancer, kidney disease, heart disease, dengue, chikungunya, malaria, dialysis, knee and hip replacement, cataract and other identified serious diseases is done as per the package prescribed by the hospital. 
  • It provides cashless and paperless access to get the treatment or to get admitted. 
  • Ayushman Bharat Health Card is valid in any government and private hospital across the country.
  • Eligible families will be able to access essential quality health services without facing financial difficulties.

Facilities available under Ayushman Bharat Scheme

  • Medical examination, treatment and consultation
  • pre-hospitalization
  • Medicines and medical consumables
  • Non-intensive and intensive care services
  • Clinical and laboratory tests
  • Medical Placing Services
  • housing benefit
  • food services
  • Treatment of complications arising during treatment
  • Post hospitalization follow up for 15 days after hospitalization
  • Pre existing disease cover up

Who is eligible for Ayushman Card?

You should first determine your eligibility for the Ayushman Card before submitting an online application. If you are qualified, then apply. 

  • Families with no male person in the age group of 16 to 59 years. 
  • Economically weaker persons like daily wage laborers, labor farmers, small workers like barbers, gardeners, washermen, tailors, cobblers and other hard laborers. 
  • People who are beggars and live on alms,
  • People living in kutcha houses or are landless
  • Those who have no earning member in their family 
  • Head of the family who is disabled
  • Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes
  • Transgender people

How to check their eligibility for Ayushman Card?

Those who want to check their eligibility under this scheme can do so according to the method given below.

  • First of all, go to the official website of Prime Minister Ayushman Bharat Scheme.
  • After this, the option of “AM I Eligible” will appear on the homepage of the official website, click on this option. After clicking on the option a new window will open.
  • After this, verify your mobile number with OTP for login under the eligible section.
  • After login, check your family’s eligibility in Prime Minister Ayushman Bharat Scheme, after this, two options will appear. Select your state in the first option.
  • After this, in the second option, you will get three categories, you can choose one of the categories by searching by name, your ration card and mobile number. After this click on the submit button.

Documents Required for Ayushman Card

  • Aadhar Card
  • Mobile Number
  • PAN Card Number
  • Ration Card
  • Voter I-Card
  • Scheduled Caste Certificate (SC Certificate)
  • ST Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Passport Size Photo
  • Jan Aadhar Card
  • Aadhar card numbers of all family members,

How to apply for an Ayushman Card? 

  • To apply for the Ayushman Card online, first of all you have to open the Chrome browser on your mobile or computer.
  • After the browser is opened, type www.beneficiary.nha.gov.in in the search box and then click on the search button.
  • Select the ‘Beneficiary’ option given here and successfully verify the OTP by entering your mobile number.
  • After this, you can search your family name here by selecting the option ‘Ration Card For Ayushman Card’. Now you have to enter the name and details of the person in whose name you want to make the card, after that an OTP will come on your mobile which has to be verified.
  • Now a consent form will open on your screen, tick all the options and click on the ‘Allow’ button given on the right side.
  • The names of the people for whom Ayushman cards will be made will be displayed in a blue box on the screen as beneficiaries.
  • Select the option of e-KYC Aadhaar OTP below the box, now after Aadhaar verification, again click on the icon below Capture Photo on the right side of the page and click on the Proceed option after taking the photo.
  • After this, carefully verify all the information given in the form and click on submit option.
  • If more than 80 percent of the photo matches, an Ayushman card will appear in front of you. Click on the ‘OK’ button and you can download the Ayushman card.

However, it is very easy to make an Ayushman card by downloading the Ayushman card application, so make an Ayushman card by downloading the application.

  • Download Ayushman App from Play Store through this link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beneficiaryapp 
  • Verify OTP with mobile number on the home page of the application itself.
  • See the list of district and tehsil and your village from your state,
  • Find your family ID i.e. Family ID in the list,
  • Do e-KYC of Ayushman card of all members,
  • E KYC will be done through Aadhaar OTP verification, OTP will have to be entered twice.
  • You can download the Ayushman card immediately after e-KYC by doing OTP verification.
  • Once the Ayushman card is downloaded, save it in your mobile so that you can use it anytime, anywhere in future.
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