Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to become the first and only province to offer Universal Health Insurance
Transportation expenses will covered as well.
In a significant development, Khyber Pakthunkhwa will be Pakistan’s first province to offer Universal Health Insurance through the ‘Sehat Insaf Programme’.
KP will be the first province in the country to offer Universal Health Insurance. Every family will have coverage of Rs. 1,000,000. Every individual in the province will be covered.
No investment more appropriate in #KPBudget2020 than this, in the age of the #coronavirus. pic.twitter.com/sJhMGFygkj
— Taimur Khan Jhagra (@Jhagra) June 21, 2020
With this program, every family and individual will have coverage of Rs.10 lac. The Sehat Insaf Programme is a big step towards social welfare in Pakistan. Through this program, underprivileged citizens will also be able to get medical care, without putting a financial strain on themselves.
Other than this, people will also get access to avail-in patient services, maternity consultancy, fracture, heart surgery, injuries, emergency treatments and procedures including angioplasty, bypass, dialysis, chronic infection, cancer, burns, and neurological procedure.
The insurance will also cover local transportation worth Rs.1,000. To apply, individuals need to first check for their eligibility and if they are eligible, they can apply for the Sehat Insaf Card.
People can also give feedback about their experience and the treatment they received through the website and feedback form.
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