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Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi
Udupi, June 4: The Manipal Arogya 2022 card was symbolically launched by K Ragupathi Bhat, MLA, Udupi on Saturday, June 4, at Dr. TM Pail Hall, Manipal.
After the launch of the Manipal Arogya card, the MP said, “Kasturba Manipal Hospital is the prestigious hospital in the state and provides care to patients from many districts. He thanked Manipal Group for dedicating Dr. TMA Pai Hospital, Udupi exclusively to treating Covid patients during the first and second wave of the pandemic. He also applauded the Manipal Group for providing treatment to millions of people at a reduced rate through the Manipal Arogya Card Scheme.
The card was created with the aim of making quality healthcare affordable to the public and the cardholder can avail medical and dental services at Manipal hospitals in Manipal, Karkala, Mangaluru, Goa and Kateel.
In his presidential address, Dr HS Ballal, MAHE Manipal said, “Over the past 21 years, we have been providing high quality health care services to millions of people at a discounted rate with social care. The increase in member registrations year on year shows the popularity of the Manipal Arogya card. The money invested in the purchase of the card will be recovered in the form of discounts in just two or three uses of the card.
Lt Gen (Dr) MD Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, MAHE Manipal who was the guest of honor for the scheme said, “This scheme was started for the people of undivided Dakshina Kannada district in the year 2000 and now we are delighted to say that this program extends to over 12 districts in Coastal Karnataka and Central Karnataka including Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada, Davanagere, Chitradurga, Shimoga, Chikkamagaluru, Bellary etc. as well as to neighboring states like Kerala, Goa and more. The cardholder can avail medical and dental services at our hospitals in Manipal, Udupi, Karkala, Mangaluru, Goa and Kateel.
Dr. PLNG Rao, Pro Vice Chancellor, Medical and Dental Sciences congratulated the top performing MAC representative in the Manipal region. Dr. Dilip G Naik, Professional Vice Chancellor, MAHE, Mangaluru Campus, congratulated the top performing MAC representative in the Mangaluru region. Dr. Venkatraya M Prabhu, Pro Vice Chancellor, Health Science MAHE, Manipal released the Manipal Arogya Card 2022 Information Poster.
Dr. Sharath K Rao, Dean, KMC, Manipal hosted the gathering, Dr. B Unnikrishnan, Dean, KMC Mangaluru, delivered the vote of thanks. Krishna Prasad BS was the master of ceremonies for the program.
People can register for the card at Kasturba Manipal Hospital, all network hospitals and authorized representatives.
About Manipal Arogya Map
Manipal Arogya card holder can enjoy 50% discount on consultation fees for specialist and super-specialist doctors, 30% discount on diagnostics and laboratory examinations, 20% discount on examinations radiological procedures, OPD procedures and diabetic foot care, rs 100 discount on dialysis, up to 12% discount on medicines purchased from hospital pharmacies & 25% discount on hospital bill excluding consumables and packages in common division.
The Manipal Arogya 2022 card will consist of one-year and two-year program. For one year scheme, individual membership for 1 person, at Rs 300, family membership includes spouse and any number of unmarried children under 25 years old at Rs 600 and family plus membership includes the individual spouse, any number of unmarried children under the age of 25 and up to 4 parents including in-laws at Rs 750 which is the added benefit. For a 2-year plan, individual plan at Rs 500, family at Rs 800 and family plus at Rs 950.
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