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Relief to patients

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There have been a lot of schemes in the recent past introduced by the government for different patients being treated in the hospitals of Jammu and Kashmir.

In order to give more relief to the common people and their patients, the government recently through its State Health Agency approved 90 unspecified cases so that more and more patients are brought under the ambit of these schemes.

In a major relief to patients, State Health Agency (SHA) J&K approved unspecified cases like Pacemaker implantation, Endovascular treatment, CRTD to the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

The officials, experts and other stakeholders related to the scheme were also present in a number of sessions held by the government in order to understand the unspecified cases and bring them under the ambit of approved list.

The decision of extending these unspecified cases was taken after SHA received these cases from empanelled Healthcare Providers related to various specialties. As per the guidelines of unspecified cases issued by NHA, the Medical Committee has discretion to take the decision on these cases.

To bring more efficiency in the operation of the scheme for greater good of patients of J&K, SHA would launch new Health Benefit Packages 2.2 with revised rate of 409 packages.

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