Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Short Communication Volume 4 Issue 1

Ayushmaan Bharat: Boon for Medical Disorders and Bane for Mental Illness in India

Priya Ranjan Avinash1* and Rohit Gondwal2

1Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, India
2Junior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, India

*Corresponding Author: Priya Ranjan Avinash, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, India.

Received: December 06, 2020; Published: December 22, 2020

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Abstract

  Ayushman Bharat a pan India health insurance scheme was launched in 2018. Since its inception, it has been lauded by all. However it has a huge lacunae as far as Mental health care is concerned. The policy makers seem to have forgotten that a huge chunk of mental health care is provided by private health care facilities and ironically private healthcare machineries have been kept out of the purview of this scheme. mental healthcare burden is huge and often born exclusively by caregivers which lead to delayed and inadequate healthcare. We propose the inclusion of private healthcare in the Ayushman Bharat Scheme.

Keywords: Ayushman Bharat; Mental Health Care; DALY; MHCA2017

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Citation

Citation: Priya Ranjan Avinash and Rohit Gondwal. “Ayushmaan Bharat: Boon for Medical Disorders and Bane for Mental Illness in India". Acta Scientific Neurology 4.1 (2021): 29-31.




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