Rajiv Aarogyasri is a unique community health insurance scheme that is being implemented in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It provides financial protection for individuals who are below the poverty line in the state. 87% of the population in Andhra Pradesh i.e. 233 families out of 266 families benefit from the scheme. The objective of the scheme is to provide good quality medical treatments for specific diseases that require therapy, hospitalization, or surgery from the network hospitals of the healthcare service providers.
Any person, below the poverty line, who needs tertiary care can use the smart card to get coverage for the hospitalisation and surgical expenses incurred.
The government of Andhra Pradesh will bear the expenses incurred. Beneficiaries need not worry about the claim process. They can simply submit their smart cards to enjoy cashless hospitalisation benefits.
Yes, there is a round-the-clock customer care service for beneficiaries who have queries about the facilities provided under the scheme and the usage of the smart card.
No. Unfortunately, cardiac transplantations are not covered under the scheme.
No. The scheme has been created keeping in mind the health insurance needs of the underprivileged mass of the state. Only about 2 crore people who fall in the BPL category can avail services under this scheme.