Government Schemes Quiz Set 3- Ayushman Bharat Yojana (National Health Protection Mission)

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Topic: Ayushman Bharat Yojana (National Health Protection Mission)

Number of Questions: 10

  1. India’s largest National Health Protection Scheme has been implemented under the name________
    A) Ayushman Bharat

    B) Aadarsh Bharat
    C) Samman Bharat
    D) Nirman Bharat
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    Option A
    Explanation: Ayushman Bharat Yojana is a National Health Protection Scheme launched on April 14, 2018 by the Central government as part of health policy 2017.
  2. When was the Ayushman Bharat scheme launched?
    A) March 8, 2018

    B) April 14, 2018
    C) January 1, 2018
    D) April 30, 2018
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    Option B
  3. The Ayushman Bharat scheme will subsume which among the following central schemes?
    i. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) 
    ii. Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)
    iii. Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS)
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Both i & iii
    D) Both i & ii
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    Option C
    Explanation: The scheme will subsume the centrally sponsored schemes-Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS)
  4. Who has been appointed as the CEO of the scheme?
    A) Vidya Krishnan

    B) Amitabh Kant
    C) Nidhi Sachdeva
    D) Indu Bhushan
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    Option D
    Explanation: Indu Bhushan has been appointed as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ayushman Scheme.
  5. What is the insurance cover under the scheme for the beneficiaries?
    A) Rs 5 lakhs 
    B) Rs 2 lakhs
    C) Rs 1 lakh
    D) Rs 3 lakhs
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    Option A
    Explanation: Under this scheme, around 10 crore poor families will be provided an insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakh every year.
  6. Who will head the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission Council (AB-NHPMC) formed at national level to implement the scheme?
    A) Prime Minister

    B) Minister of Health and Family Welfare 
    C) Minister of Ayush
    D) NITI Aayog Chairman
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    Option B
    Explanation: At the national level, it is proposed to set up Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission Council (AB-NHPMC) chaired by Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, for giving policy directions and fostering coordination between Centre and States.
  7. The states and UTs are required to set up SHA for the implementation of the scheme. What does SHA stands for?
    A) Society Health Agency

    B) Strategic Health Agency
    C) State Health Agency
    D) Social Health Agency
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    Option C
    Explanation: States/ UTs would be advised to implement the scheme by a dedicated entity called State Health Agency (SHA). They can either use an existing Trust/ Society/ Not for Profit Company/ State Nodal Agency (SNA) or set up a new entity to implement the scheme. States/ UTs can decide to implement the scheme through an insurance company or directly through the Trust/ Society or use an integrated model
  8. The Ayushman Bharat aims to target about ____________ crore beneficiaries under the scheme?
    A) 10.47 crore

    B) 10.56 crore
    C) 10.65 crore
    D) 10.74 crore
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    Option D
    Explanation: Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission will target about 10.74 crore poor, deprived rural families and identified occupational category of urban workers’ families as per the latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data covering both rural and urban.
  9. The government has partnered with which entity to make the process cashless?
    A) NITI Aayog

    B) NPCI
    C) Paytm
    D) Reliance
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    Option A
    Explanation: In partnership with NITI Aayog, a robust, modular, scalable and interoperable IT platform will be made operational to make the process paperless and cashless
  10. Under the Ayushman Bharat programme, government has announced two major initiatives namely National Health Protection Scheme and Health and Wellness Centre as the two flagship programme with the aim to build New India___________
    A) 2020
    B) 2022
    C) 2025
    D) 2030
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    Option B
    Explanation: These two health sector initiatives under Ayushman Bharat Programme will build a New India 2022 and ensure enhanced productivity, well being and avert wage loss and impoverishment. These Schemes will also generate lakhs of jobs, particularly for women

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