Private hospitals and NHA are tied up to fight against Coronavirus.

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The NHA is planning the rates that Covid-19 packages are going to include in Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).

With the National Health Authority (NHA) the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) signed an agreement. The main aim is to identify capacities to admit patients from among 19,840 impanelled hospitals under the scheme. Also, on 18 March, the Union Health Minister Harsh Wchaired a high-level review meeting with chiefs of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, RML, and Safdarjung Hospital to examine infrastructure preparedness.

Measures:
♦ MoHFW is consulting with the private sector and non-profit hospitals across the country to enhance facilities.
♦ The Ministry is processing to shortlist tertiary care units that are accredited to assist in the process.
♦ The NHA is planning the rates that Covid-19 packages are going to include in Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).
♦ India has recorded 169 confirmed cases to date, of which 14 have been cured and recovered, and three have died.

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