Utility News: In addition to the sum insured of Rs 10 lakh in Chief Minister Chiranjeevi Health Insurance Scheme, organ transplant is also free of cost: Ashok Gehlot

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The Ashok Gehlot government of Rajasthan has made an organ transplant free of cost in addition to the sum insured of Rs 10 lakh under the Chief Minister Chiranjeevi Health Insurance Scheme. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given this information.

He said that along with health insurance of Rs 10 lakh to each family covered under the Chiranjeevi scheme, facility of organ transplant, bone marrow transplant, ocular implant, blood-platelets-plasma transfusion, and limb prosthesis is also being provided.

The special thing is that the limit of Rs 10 lakh in the scheme is not used for transplants. The entire transplant cost is borne by the state government. The cost of the transplant is not included in the wallet amount of the Chiranjeevi plan.

Gehlot said that since the inclusion of the organ transplant package in the budget announcement this year in the Chiranjeevi Health Insurance Scheme, so far (in the last 3 months) 4 bone marrow transplants, 58 organ transplants (including heart, kidney, and liver) And 18 cocular implants have been successfully done free of cost. It is like a new life for all these patients.