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Over 300 hospitals get show-cause notices for submitting forged claims under Ayushman Bharat scheme

Over 300 hospitals have been served show-cause notices and de-empanelled, and penalties of over Rs 3 crore have been levied on them for submitting forged claims under the Ayushman Bharat Health Insurance Scheme, government told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. Some instances of creation of fake cards and submission of manipulated/forged claims under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) have come to the notice, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said. These instances, he said, have been suitably dealt with by the respective state governments. More than 338 hospitals have been served show-cause notice/suspended/de-empanelled in different states and penalties of over Rs 3 crore have been levied on errant hospitals so far, he said. Also, a close watch is maintained on wrongful enrolments of beneficiaries and 3,785 common service centres and Pradhan Mantri Arogya Mitra IDs have been deactivated in 21 states, he added. Elaborating the actions taken by the ...


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