Mucormycosis patients to be treated under Jan Arogya Yojana: Mandhare

Eight registered hospitals for the treatment
Mucormycosis patients to be treated under Jan Arogya Yojana: Mandhare

NASHIK: District Collector Suraj Mandhare on Sunday said that the patients suffering from mucormycosis will be treated free of cost under Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Jan Arogya Yojana and Ayushyaman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Janaarogya Yojana at eight hospitals in Nashik. Anti-fungal drugs and Amphotericin B vial are being provided free of cost to the hospitals through the District Civil Surgeon’s Office, Nashik.

In order to avail of the benefits of these schemes, patients need to be admitted to the hospitals covered under the schemes for treatment. Also, the schemes are being implemented in a cashless manner and in order to avail the benefits of the schemes, ration card and Aadhaar card have to be submitted while admitting patients to the hospital.

These documents should be submitted to the ‘Arogya Mitra’ of the hospital, he said further. If the documents are not available at the time of admission to the hospital, the benefit of the scheme can be availed by guaranteeing the hospital to fulfil the documents in writing. However, it will be necessary to submit documents within the prescribed period. In case the hospital refuses to give the benefit of the scheme, register a complaint with ‘Arogya Mitra’ in the hospital or the phone numbers mentioned below.

Contact here if the benefit is denied

In order to avail the benefits under the scheme or if the hospital refuses the benefit of the scheme, one should contact ‘Arogya Mitra’ in the hospital or Dr. Rahul Sonawane, District office representative, MD India Health Insurance TPA organization - 8097538151 and Dr. Samkeet Sakla - 8097538150. Also, Deputy District Collector Nilesh Sringi has been appointed as the incident manager and Dr. Pankaj Dabhade will work as the district coordinator. Also, for other help or complaint, call toll free number 155388 or 18002332200, it has been urged.

Names of eight hospitals

  • District civil hospital, Nashik

  • SMBT medical college hospital, Ghoti

  • Dr. Vasantrao Pawar medical college hospital

  • General hospital, Malegaon

  • Namco charitable hospital, Nashik

  • Wockhardt hospital, Nashik

  • Sahyadri hospital, Nashik

  • Six Sigma hospital, Nashik

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