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    BLS International partners with National Health Authority as service provider to process Ayushman Bharat Cards across India

    Published on September 14, 2021

    New Delhi – BSE and NSE listed (BSE: 540073; NSE: BLS), BLS International, a trusted global tech-enabled services partner for governments and citizens, announced today about its empanelment for processing Ayushman Bharat cards under Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) by National Health Authority, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The AB-PMJAY scheme offers financial security against medical treatment costs, medicines, diagnostics, and pre-hospitalization expenses.

    BLS will start processing Ayushman Bharat cards across India for the people to avail healthcare services at any of the empanelled hospitals in their respective regions, effective immediately. The cover includes cashless and paperless access to healthcare services for the beneficiary at the point of service in any of the empanelled hospitals.

    Commenting on this, Mr. Shikhar Aggarwal, Joint Managing Director, BLS International, said, “We are excited to be empanelled to process Ayushman Bharat cards and play an integral role in this initiative. Our deep penetration in Tier II and Tier III cities will help the Government of India to service the rural and underserved population of the country. Through this partnership, we will extend the support to the Prime Minister’s vision of “Healthcare for All” across India. Our reach in rural parts of India and domain expertise will help us in a seamless rollout of the project.”

    The Ayushman Bharat was initiated with the objective to provide financial protection and improved access to healthcare to ~10.74 crore families. The AB-PMJAY provides a health insurance cover of up to Rs. 5 lakhs per family per annum.