Odisha CM Launches BSKY Nabin Card for Cashless Healthcare

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Nabin Card today, marking a significant step towards accessible healthcare in the state.

Commencing distribution immediately, beneficiaries will start reaping the benefits from May 1.

Under the scheme, all rural families, excluding government employees, pensioners, and income tax payers, not currently covered by BSKY or Ration Card, are eligible for the BSKY Nabin Card.

The BSKY Nabin Card offers cashless treatment for critical illnesses such as Heart Diseases, Kidney Diseases, Cancer, and more, at empaneled hospitals both within and outside Odisha. Each family is entitled to Rs 5 lakh per annum for treatment, with an additional Rs 5 lakh allocated for women members.

Notably, the scheme extends coverage to over one crore families across the state.

Starting from May 1, 2024, BSKY Nabin Card holders can avail cashless services at empaneled private hospitals, ensuring equitable access to quality healthcare.

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