Original Research Article
Year: 2018 | Month: October | Volume: 8 | Issue: 10 | Pages: 223-227
Impact of Insurance Scheme on Quality of Life of Haemodialysis Patient by WHOQOL-BREF Criteria
Dr. Ajit Joshi1, Dr. Rajesh Khyalappa2, Dr. Priti Shahapure3
1Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, D. Y. Patil Hospital & Research Institute, Kolhapur, India.
2Professor, Department of Medicine, D. Y. Patil Hospital & Research Institute, Kolhapur, India.
3Resident, Department of Medicine, D. Y. Patil Hospital & Research Institute, Kolhapur, India.
Corresponding Author: Dr. Ajit Joshi
Objective: To study the impact on quality of life (QOL) on haemodialysis patients of low socio-economic class before and after government aided Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana (RGJAY)/Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana (MJPJAY) insurance scheme.
Study Design: Prospective Study.
Materials and Methods: A total of 26 patients with chronic kidney disease enrolled with their consent in RGJAY/MJPJAY. Their quality of life was assessed on subsequent dialysis in one year pre and post RGJAY/MJPJAY insurance scheme.
Results: Association between Pre and post dialysis in RGJAY/MJPJAY has better outcome with standard deviation of 6.74 and 12.29 respectively with p valve of <0.001.
Conclusion: Maximum benefit of the Government sponsored insurance scheme for free Haemodialysis in RGJAY insurance scheme was observed in physical, social, Environmental and psychological health.
Key words: RGJAY-Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana/MJPJAY-Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana, QOL-Quality of Life, CKD-Chronic Kidney Disease, WHOQOL-BREF Criteria, ESRD-End Stage Renal Disease.