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National Health Protection Scheme presented in Union Budget 2018

With the entire country’s eyes now glued on our Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley presenting Union Budget 2018. Here are the important highlights circling around the Insurance Industry based on National Health Protection Scheme:
The National Health Policy 2017 has seen health and wellness centers as the foundation of India’s healthcare system. He commits Rs. 1,200 crore for this flagship programme and invites contributions from the private sector.
The government has plans to launch flagship National Health Protection Scheme to cover 10 crore poor and vulnerable families and has plans to provide Rs. 5 lakh per family per year in secondary and tertiary care institutions. This scheme is said to have 50 crore beneficiaries.

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