Andhra Pradesh government to implement the family doctor concept from October 15th on pilot mode, officials informed Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy during the health department review meeting held in the camp office on Friday.
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The health department officials said the new treatments added to Aarogyasri are finalized and sought time from the Chief Minister.
“As of now, there are 2,446 treatments available in Aarogyasri, and it will reach 3,254 with the addition of new ones. Further, the family doctor concept will be implemented on a pilot basis from October 15,”said the officials.
The Chief Minister said the expenditure under Aarogyasri and ancillary services has almost tripled year-on-year compared to the previous government.
“With increased procedures, we are spending about Rs.2,500 crore per year for Aarogyasri, about Rs.300 crore for Aarogya Asara, and Rs.400 crore for 108 and 104 ambulance services. It shows the testament and sincerity of the government towards people’s health,”said CM YS Jagan.