Under Ayushman Bharat –Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana (AB-PMJAY), all public hospitals (Community Health Centre and above), in the States implementing PMJAY, are deemed empanelled. Hospitals belonging to Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) may also be empanelled based on the bed occupancy ratio parameter. All National institutes run by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare as well as Institute Of National Importance are part of the empanelled healthcare provider network for PMJAY.
As far as private hospitals are concerned, they are empanelled by State Health Agencies of respective States. For empanelment, guidelines have been issued to all the States laying down the detailed criteria and process. The guidelines & list of empanelled hospitals are available on the website www.pmjay.gov.in.
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.