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Punjab to roll out health cover scheme from July

The Punjab government will launch its flagship universal health insurance scheme ‘Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojana’ from July. The scheme will provide an annual health cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family and around 43.18 lakh families will be covered under it. Besides all government hospitals, 364 private hospitals in Punjab have been empanelled for treatment, State Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said.

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