Dr. Akhil Kumar Gupta, Dr. Tanvi Gupta
Abstract: Ayushman Bharat Yojana is an ambitious health care project launched by central government in 2018 with the key focus on covering primary, secondary and tertiary health care system to provide benefit cover to approx 10 crore beneficiaries which belong to economical weaker sections of country.In this study we are assessing the patient cover ratio under Ayushman Bharat scheme, effect on cost of procedure along with impact on 3 parameters i.e morbidity, mortality and mobility.The study is based on 6 month hospital data, 3 months data before Ayushman Bharat and 3 months data after Ayushman Bharat. Study was made over 100 patients of economical weaker category admitted in Orthopedics department. They were divided into two groups ie study over 50 patients before scheme and 50 patients after scheme.Of the 50 patients, before implementation of scheme only 15 got operated and 35 remained non operated because of economical deficit.On the other hand after implementation of Ayushman Bharat Yojana out of 50 patients, 42 got operated and 8 remained non operated because of poor compliance.Studies also revealed significant changes in mortality, mobility and morbidity ratio with significant p value change after the Ayushman Bharat yojana.Apart from this, study also includes the comparison of cost of procedure before and after the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Yojana.Ayushman Bharat is definitely a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable health care to the common man and is taking health care protection to a new aspirational level.
Keywords: Ayushman Bharat Yojana, economical weaker category, mortality, morbidity mobility