Guidelines for special provisions to CGHS beneficiaries aged 80 years and above
Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of CGHS
New Delhi 110 011
Dated : 11.07.2017
Subject:– Guidelines for special provisions to CGHS beneficiaries aged 80 years and above
With reference to the above mentioned subject the undersigned is directed to convey the approval of competent authority for special provisions under CGHS to the beneficiaries aged 80 years and above, in continuation of earlier guidelines in this regard , as per the details given below:
a) Consultation of Doctor at CGHS Wellness Centre without standing in Queue
b) CGHS Doctors shall enquire by phone, at least once in a month to enquire about their wellbeing / make a home visit if residing within 5 K.M.s of CGHS WC
c) Settlement of medical claims on priority out of turn.
d) Follow up treatment from same specialist in non-empanelled hospital from where he/she was earlier taking treatment- as a special case in view of advanced age and difficulty to change physician subject to the reimbursement limited to CGHS rates and collection of medicines as per CGHS guidelines.