Bhubaneswar, Sept 23: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) Smart Card scheme at a special programme at Titlagarh in Balangir on Wednesday.
The scheme is aimed at transforming the delivery system of health services in Odisha.
Patnaik also distributed smart cards to the beneficiaries in Tiltagarh during the programme. He also laid the foundation stone and dedicated key development projects.
Worth mentioning, the Odisha government had announced the expansion of its flagship health insurance scheme – Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day.
As per the system, no document is required for cashless healthcare services in government facilities. However, the beneficiaries will have to produce the food security card (until they get the smart card) at the empanelled private hospitals for availing cashless care up to the annual financial limit.