Vastavam Web: During the last assembly general elections, Cheif Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had assured that Aarogyasri would be applied if the cost of treatment exceeds Rs 1,000. Now, free medical treatment under YSR-Aarogyasri will come into effect across the state from Tuesday if the hospital bill exceeds Rs 1,000.
The scheme is already being implemented in seven districts of the state. The rest of Srikakulam, East Godavari, Krishna, Sripotti Sriramulu, Nellore, Chittoor and Anantapur districts will be formally inaugurated by Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday, Health Minister Alla Nani said on Monday night.
Another 234 diseases have been included in the Aarogyasri scheme which covers 2,200 diseases so far. With this, a total of 2,434 diseases fall under the scheme. If the hospital bill exceeds one thousand rupees, the entire bill will be paid by the government