(Since 1913, Autonomous Institution Government Of Karnataka)
Eligible Patient: A patient who is a resident of Karnataka State and belongs to “Eligible Household” as defined under the National Food Security Act, 2013;
General Patient: A patient who is a resident of Karnataka State but does not come under the definition of “Eligible Household” as defined under the National Food Security Act, 2013, or does not produce the eligible household card. The treatment cost will be on co-payment basis.
The objective of the scheme is to extend ‘Universal Health Coverage’ to all residents in Karnataka State. Under this new scheme, primary health care, specified secondary and tertiary health care benefits will be provided.
The current ongoing health schemes like Vajpayee Arogyashree, Yeshaswini Scheme, Rajiv Arogya Bhagya Scheme, RashtriyaSwasthayaBimaYojana (RSBY) including RSBY for senior citizens, RashtriyaBalaSwasthayaKaryakram (RBSK), MukhyamantriSantwana Harish Scheme, Indira Suraksha Yojane, Cochlear Implant Scheme etc. will all be converged under this new Arogya Karnataka Scheme.