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Eligibility of Permanently Disabled Unmarried Son of a CGHS Beneficiary to avail CGHS Facility

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Eligibility of Permanently Disabled Unmarried Son of a CGHS Beneficiary to avail CGHS Facility

Permanently Disabled CGHS Facility

No. 4-24/96-C&P/CGHS (P)/EHS
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
EHS Section

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Dated: the 7th May, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Eligibility of Permanently Disabled Unmarried Son of a, CGHS Beneficiary to avail CGHS facility – Reg.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s Office Memoranda of even number dated 31.05.2007, 29.08.2007 and. 02.08.2010 vide which the entitlement of the son of a CGHS beneficiary beyond the age of 25 years was conveyed. As per the two Office Memoranda under reference, it was indicated that an unmarried son of a CGHS beneficiary suffering from any permanent disability of any kind (physical or mental) will be entitled to CGHS facility even after attaining the age of 25 years.

2. Since then this Ministry is in receipt of several representations for inclusion of more conditions in , view of modification to the PWD Act, 1995 by “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (Act No. 49 of 2016)” as notified by WHO Law and Justice, Govt. of India on 27.12.2016. The matter has been reviewed by the Ministry and it is now decided that for the purpose of extending the CGHS benefits to dependent unmarried son of CGHS beneficiary beyond 25 years of age , the definition of ‘Permanent Disability’ shall include the following conditions:

I. Physical disability:

A. Locomotor disability including

a) Leprosy cured person- suffering from loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with no manifest deformity or suffering from manifest deformity and paresis or having extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him/her from gainful occupation

b) Cerebral palsy – caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain usually occurring before, during or immediately after birth.

c) Dwarfism- a medical genetic condition resulting inLan adult height of 147 cms or less;

d) Muscular dystrophy – a. group of hereditary genetic muscle diseases characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness

e) Acid attack victims – disfigured due to‘ violent assaults by throwing acid or similar corrosive substance

B. Visual impairment:

a) Blindness – where a person has any of the following conditions alter best correction:
(i) Total absence of sight or
(ii) Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200(Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction
(iii) Limitation of field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree

b) “Low vision” means any of the following conditions:

(i) visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 upto 10/200 (Snellen) in the bettereye with best possible corrections; or
(ii) limitation of the field. of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree upto 10 degree

C. Hearing Impairment

(a) “deaf” means persons having 70 db hearin g loss in speech frequencies in both ears;

(b) “hard of hearing” means persons having 60 db to 70 db hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears;

D.Speech and Language disability” – permanent disability arising out of conditions such as Laryngectomy or aphasia affecting one or more components of speech and language due to organic or neuronal causes.

II. Intellectual disability- characterized by significant limitation both in intellectual functioning (reasoning, learning, problem solving) and in adaptive behavior , which cover a range of every day, social and practical skills , including, social and practical skills , including-

(a) “Specific language disabilities” a heterogeneous group of conditions Wherein there is deficit in processing language, spoken. or written, that may manifest itself as a difficulty to comprehend, speak, read, write, spell, or to do the mathematical calculations and includes conditions such as perceptual disabilities, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia and developmental aphasia

(b) “Autism spectrum disorder” – a neuro-developmental disorder typically appearing in the first three years of life that significantly affects a person’s ability to communicate, understand. relationships and relate to others, and frequently associated with unusual or stereotypical rituals or behaviour.

III. Mental behaviour

Mental illness“- a substantial disorder of thinking, mood, perception, orientation or memory that grossly impairs judgement, behaviour, capacity to recognize reality or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life, but does not include retardation.

IV. Mental Retardation

V. Disability caused due to

(a) Chronic neurological conditions such as
(i) Multiple Sclerosis
(ii) Parkinson’s disease

(b) Blood disorder
(i) Haemophila
(ii) Thalassemia
(iii) Sickle Cell Disease

VI. Multiple Dis-abilities ( more than “one of the above disabilities)- including deaf blindness

3. Bench Mark Disability- unmarried permanently disabled and financially dependent sons of CGHS beneficiaries suffering 40% or more of one or more-disabilities as certified by a Medical Board shall be eligible to avail CGHS facilities even after attaining the age of 25 years.

4. This OM will be effective from the date or its issue.

Sd/-
(Rajeev Attri)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Source: CGHS.GOV.IN

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

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

Z 15025/105/2017/DIR/CGHS/EHS

Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare EHS Section

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 9th November,2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

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

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 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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’.

5.These orders are applicable only in respect of treatment procedures for which CGHS rates are available.

6.This issue with the concurrence of IFD vide FTS No. 3130849, dated 09.11.2017.

S/d,
[Sunil Kumar Gupta]
Under Secretary to Government of India
Tel- 011-2306 1986

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Extension of medical facilities to Defence Industrial Employees in Mumbai

Extension of medical facilities to Defence Industrial Employees in Mumbai

CGHS benefits to Defence Industrial Employees of Naval Dockyard, Central Ordinance Depot and AFMSD in Mumbai

S.11030/25/2009-CGHS(P)/EHS
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
EHS Section

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 21st/April, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Extension of medical facilities to Defence Industrial Employees in Mumbai- reg

The undersigned is directed to say that the matter regarding extension of CGHS facilities to the Defence Industrial Employees of Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, Central Ordinance Depot, Mumbai and AFMSD, Mumbai at par with the Defence Industrial employees who are availing CGHS facilities in stations other than Mumbai, was under examination in this Ministry.

2. The matter has been examined in this Ministry in consultation with Ministry of Defence and it has been decided to extend CGHS benefits to Defence Industrial Employees of Naval Dockyard, Central Ordinance Depot and AFMSD in Mumbai.

3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

(Sunil Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel:23061436

Source: www.cghs.gov.in

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