The data up to the end of last month showed palliative chemotherapy for cancer, implants for hip fractures and angioplasty accounted for the highest number of hospital admissions among the top 10 tertiary care procedures under Ayushman Bharat.
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As for broad categories in terms of the highest average cost per admission and the total number of admissions, heart-related ailments, including bypass surgery and heart attack management, dominated the list of procedures.
Oncological and orthopedic procedures also followed them. And the other category among the top 10 were only neo-natal packages, which between them accounted for close to 2.8 lakh admissions.
20,000 public and private hospitals across India have been impaneled and 63.7 lakh beneficiaries had availed of hospitalization services, till November 28, 2019, under the scheme.
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