Establishment of SHA

State Health Agency Punjab, established under the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Punjab having its office at 4th floor, BSNL Sanchar Sadan,Sector 34, Chandigarh is represented by the Chief Executive Officer, State Health Agency. The SHA is registered under the Societies Registration Act (XX1 of 1860) and as amended by Punjab Amendment Act 1957.

Ayushman Bharat - Mukh Mantri Sehat Bima Yojana (AB-MMSBY)

SHA emblem

Ayushman Bharat - Mukh Mantri Sehat Bima Yojana (AB-MMSBY), was launched on 20 August 2019 this is a flagship State Health Insurance Scheme for the beneficiaires of State of Punjab. AB-MMSBY will provide financial protection to 65% population of state of Punjab. It is entitlement based cashless Health Insurance cover of Rs. 5 Lakh per family per year. Under this scheme,cashless and paperless treatment is available at Government and empanelled Private hospitals.

The cost of premium for 14.65 lakh SECC beneficiary families shall be borne by Central Govt. and State Govt. in 60:40 ratio. The premium cost of remaining 24.53 lakh beneficiary families shall be completely borne by the State (State Treasury & Departments).

Category of Beneficiaries Covered under AB-MMSBY

NFSA Ration Card and SECC
NFSA 24.53 Lakh
SECC 14.65 Lakh
Construction Worker
3.12 Lakh
Small Traders
0.35 Lakh
5.15 Lakh