SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements about Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)                 
    1. Under RSBY the premium is shared on 85:15 basis by the Centre and State Governments.
    2. In the case of the North-Eastern states and Jammu and Kashmir, under RSBY the premium is shared in a 90:10 ratio. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 2 

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY, (National Health Insurance Programme), is a government-run health insurance scheme for the Indian poor. It provides for cashless insurance for hospitalisation in public as well private hospitals. The scheme started enrolling on April 1, 2008 and has been implemented in 25 states of India. The RSBY is a project under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Every "below poverty line" (BPL) family holding a yellow ration card pays Rs.30 registration fee to get a biometric-enabled smart card containing their fingerprints and photographs. This enables them to receive inpatient medical care of up to Rs. 30,000 (as of March 2011) per family per year in any of the empanelled hospitals. Pre-existing illnesses are covered from day one, for head of household, spouse and up to three dependent children or parents.

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