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Tuki moots healthier future

The Arunachal government will cover all uncovered families under the Chief Minister’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme in this financial year for a healthier state by facilitating hassle-free cashless treatment to its citizens in empanelled hospitals.

More reputed and specialized hospitals like Medanta, NEIGRIMS, Apollo, CMC Vellore, Gangaram Hospitals, Ramakrishna Mission, etc are also in the pipeline for government empanelment.

On second day of the second phase of the State Development Council (SDC) meet held under Chief Minister NabamTuki in Itanagar on Wednesday.

Tuki asked the health department to coordinate with the insurance company to take the Universal Health Insurance scheme to those households still uncovered.

The department would facilitate posting of regular insurance company staff at Pasighat and Itanagar for enrolling families under the scheme.

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