Mar 10, 2022
In today’s edition of the Current Affairs Dialog box, we will talk about Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) aims to develop the backbone necessary to support the integrated digital health infrastructure of the country. It will bridge the existing gap amongst different stakeholders of Healthcare ecosystem through digital highways. This is what you will come across on the official website of ABDM when you open it.
The topic should be studied properly during the UPSC exam preparation as it has relevance in the UPSC CSE syllabus in the following ways:
For Prelims: About Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, National Health Authority, ABHA (Ayushman Bharat Health Account).
For Mains: Significance and challenges of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
Click here if you missed yesterday’s edition of Current Affairs Dialog Box.
The National Health Authority has announced the integration of its flagship Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission with the Aarogya Setu app, allowing users to create the 14-digit unique Ayushman Bharat Health Account numbers from the app.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) is visionary and can be the much-needed digital intervention to improve healthcare access in India. What can be the key challenges in proper implementation of this scheme?
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|About NHA |
National Health Authority (NHA) is the apex body responsible for implementing India’s flagship public health insurance/assurance scheme called “Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)”.
It has been entrusted with the role of designing strategy, building technological infrastructure and implementation of “National Digital Health Mission” to create a National Digital Health Eco-system.
Key responsibilities of NHA under ABDM:
Administrative and technical leadership to the National Digital Health Mission.
Development of models for self-financing of National Digital Health Mission.
Management of day-to-day operations of ABDM.
Capacity building of various stakeholders for health informatics.
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