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Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana – RSBY

RSBY is a state-managed national health insurance program designed to improve access to quality medical care for informal workers living below the poverty line in India. It was launched in April of 2008 and is now active across 26 India states. RSBY was launched by Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India to provide health insurance coverage for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. The objective of RSBY is to provide protection to BPL households from financial liabilities arising out of health shocks that involve hospitalization. In addition to the German Federal Government, GIZ also works on behalf of international organisations, governments, foundations and companies with worldwide operations. Through its results and partner orientated work combined with a deep understanding of the Indian ground reality, GIZ IS now has a diversified portfolio. It has become a reliable partner of the Indian National Government and State Governments to achieve the sustainable development goals in the region. Monitoring and Evaluation : Information relating to transactions that take place each day at each hospital is sent through a phone line to a district server. A separate set of pre-formatted tables are generated for the insurer and for the government respectively. This allows the insurer to track claims, transfer funds to the hospitals and investigate in the case of suspicious claim patterns through on-site audits. GIZ company has been entrusted with the responsibility of carrying out the audit for all the Social Security schemes carried by the Government of India. RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital has been listed as the number one Hospital in Bangalore giving all the facilities and treatment to the BPL card holding families by using maximum facility of the RSBY. A team of RSBY international and National delegates visited RRMCH on 3rd November 2015. The delegates were welcomed cordially and the delegates were very impressed with the infrastructure and the facilities provided in the hospital. They were also very happy with the commitment shown by the management and the administration towards the implementation of the health insurance scheme. Keep up the good work !