Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) is being implemented in the Pradesh since 2008 initially covering only two districts i.e. Shimla and Kangra, later it is extended to the entire State from 1st March, 2010. It is a cashless scheme provided through smart cards.The scheme is designed by GOI, Ministry of Labour & Employment provides health insurance coverage of R 30,000 on family floater basis (maximum five members are covered) in a policy period to all the RSBY smart card holders by covering more than 1100 diseases.The premium is being shared between Centre and State in the ratio of 75:25.
For more information Visit the webpage related to Himachal Pradesh SwasthyaBima Yojna
Himachal Pradesh SwasthyaBima Yojna Society
Thakur Villa, Kasumpti, Shimla-171009
Initially only BPL families were covered under the scheme and now the non-BPL categories i.e. MGNREGA workers, Building & Other Construction Workers, Person with more than 70% disability, Street Vendors, Sanitation Workers, Auto Rickshaw & Taxi Drivers, Weavers & Artisans and Contractual Employees have also been included under the scheme
The 100% expenditure on Critical Care is being paid by the State Government.