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Rates for 400 procedures revised under Ayushman Bharat

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The government has revised the rates of around 400 procedures under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) and added a new medical package related to black fungus management, moves that "will strengthen the empanelled hospitals to provide better healthcare services".

In the revised Health Benefit Package (HBP 2.2), the National Health Authority (NHA) which implements the AB PM-JAY scheme has raised the rates of packages by 20 per cent to 400 per cent.

Under medical management procedures, the rates for ICU with ventilator support has been revised by 100 per cent and without ventilator by 136 per cent, while the rates for HDU (High Dependency Unit) has been revised by 22 per cent and the prices for routine ward has been revised by 17 percent, it said.