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Procedure for Treatment at CGHS Private Hospitals

Simplification of procedure for treatment at private hospitals empanelled under CGHS/CS (MA) Rules, 1944

Procedure for Treatment,CGHS Private Hospitals,private hospitals ,CGHS/CS (MA) Rules 1944,Ministry of Health and welfare,Z15025/105/2017/DIR/CGHS/EHS dated 9th November 2017 , CGHS empanelled centre, CGHS Medical Officer, Government SpecialistMinistry of Health and welfare issued office memorandum vide No.Z15025/105/2017/DIR/CGHS/EHS dated 9th November 2017 details as follows.

1.With reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to state that this Ministry has been receiving representations for simplification of procedure for undergoing treatment at private hospitals empanelled under CGHS. The matter has been examined and it has now been decided that CGHS beneficiaries are allowed to undergo treatment at private hospitals empanelled under CGHS of a specific treatment procedures listed under CGHS rate list are advised by a Specialist in a Central Government / State Govt. Specialist hospital or a CGHS Medical Officer without any requirement of any other referral (permission) letter.

  1. Private empanelled hospitals shall perform the treatment on cashless basis in respect of pensioners, ex-MPs, Freedom Fighters, Regular employees {both CGHS and CS (MA) beneficiaries} of this Ministry & other categories of CGHS beneficiaries, who are presently eligible for credit facility and shall enclose the prescription issued by Government Specialist or a CGHS Medical Officer, in original (or a self-attested photocopy) along with the hospital bill submitted to the competent authorities.
  2. Serving government employees shall enclose the prescription issued by a Government Specialist or a CGHS Medical officer in original (or a self-attested photocopy), while submitting the medical claim to the concerned Ministry /department/office for reimbursement.
  3. CGHS Medical Officer / Government Specialist shall not refer the beneficiaries to any particular empanelled hospital by name but, shall specify the treatment procedure and mention ‘referred to any CGHS empanelled centre’.
  4. These orders are applicable only in respect of treatment procedures for which CGHS rates are available.
  5. This issues with the concurrence of IFD vide FTS No. 3130849, dated 09.11.2017

Source: DH & FW

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