Shillong, Aug 25: The state government has signed an agreement with the National Insurance Company Limited, for the implementation of Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) Phase 5 & Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).
Ramkumar S, CEO Megha Health Insurance Scheme and Additional Secretary Health & Family Welfare signed the agreement on behalf of the state government and LS Puni Isaac, Assistant Manager, National Insurance Company Limited signed it on behalf of the insurance company in the presence of Health Minister of Meghalaya, James P.K Sangma and others.
The insurance cover for MHIS 5 – PMJAY has increased from Rs 5,00,000 to Rs 5,30,000 with an expanded list of benefits that will be available under the scheme. All eligible beneficiaries belonging to Meghalaya excluding state and central government employees can avail the benefits.
The MHIS phase 5 & PMJAY will commence from September 1