A PART OF THE APOLLO HOSPITALS GROUP
BECOMES INDIA’S FIRST PATHOLOGY LABORATORY
TO BE EMPANELLED UNDER
AYUSHMAN BHARAT PRADHAN MANTRI JAN AROGYA YOJANA(ABPM-JAY)
FOR COVID-19 RT PCR TESTING
The National Reference Laboratory of Apollo Diagnostics, the diagnostic division of Apollo Health & Lifestyle limited (AHLL) becomes the first pathology laboratory in the country to be empanelled under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (ABPM-JAY) for Covid -19 RT PCR testing for the beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat .
Dr. Jitu Lal Meena, General Manager – National Health Authority, Govt. Of India and Mr Chandra Sekhar – Group CEO AHLL, have signed the MoU for initiating this arrangement on 10th Aug.2020
The testing for patients would be managed via Sample collection at local Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (ABPM-JAY) approved Hospitals and transported for testing and reporting at the National Reference Laboratory of Apollo Diagnostics.
The patients eligible would be able to avail this facility as per details hereunder,
- Samples from IPD Patients admitted in AB PM-JAY empaneled hospitals.
- Referral patients from AB PM- JAY empaneled hospital would be collected on site and sent to the AB PM- JAY empaneled Lab of Apollo Diagnostics.
- Patients can also walk in to the Apollo Diagnostics Lab with a Test Requisition Form (TRF) from an AB PM-JAY empaneled hospital.
This initiative will benefit all patients under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (ABPM-JAY) to get their samples tested via a seamless process of sample registration, cashless services; sample collection locally or at the Lab and the entire process would be seamlessly handled via Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (ABPM-JAY) portal.