Treatment of CGHS pensioner beneficiaries and others at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry
Get the latest update from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, regarding cashless treatment for CGHS pensioner beneficiaries and entitled individuals at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry. Learn about eligibility, documentation requirements, billing procedures, and more.
F No Z.16025/12/2023/CGHS-III
Govt. of India
Min. of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of CGHS
CGHS Bhawan, RK Puram -13, New Delhi.
Dated the 30th June, 2023
Subject: Treatment of CGHS pensioner beneficiaries and others at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry- regarding
With reference to the above subject the undersigned is directed to state that Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER, Puducherry shall provide treatment on cashless basis to CGHS pensioner beneficiaries and other entitled class of beneficiaries as per the detail given below:
a) CGHS Pensioners and other beneficiaries entitled for cashless treatment like ex-MPs , ex- Governors, former Judges of Supreme Court of India , former Judges of High Courts, Freedom Fighters, etc.., holding a Valid CGHS Card are eligible for cashless treatment at JIPMER, Puducherry.
b) Entitled CGHS beneficiaries shall present their CGHS Card for verification at CGHS Help Desk. They shall submit a self attested copy of CGHS Card. In case of treatment of a dependent family member copies of the CGHS card of self and family member shall be submitted.
c) Help Desk at JIPMER refers the beneficiaries to OPD / Investigations / Indoor treatment as the case may be.
d) Bills in physical form along with copy of CGHS card shall be submitted by JIPMER in the last week of month to the office of Addl. Director, CGHS, Chennai.
e) For room rent bills shall be raised as per JIPMER rates. If, JIPMER room rent rates are not available, then CGHS rates for empanelled hospitals would apply. For other treatment procedures / investigations JIPMER shall raise the bill to CGHS as per JIPMER rates. Ward entitlement of CGHS beneficiaries at JIPMER shall be as per their ward entitlement at CGHS empanelled hopsitals.
f) JIPMER shall create a separate Bank Account for CGHS beneficiaries to reimburse the bills by CGHS,
g) Additional Director, CGHS, Chennai shall process the bills expeditiously and payment Shall be credited into the Bank Account created by JIPMER for CGHS.
h) No preferential treatment shall be provided to CGHS beneficiaries.
i) JIPMER shall provide implants available at the Institute and the beneficiaries shall not have option to choose Specific Implants of their choice. If any implant is not available, JIPMER shall procure the same and CGHS shall reimburse the implant at the rate at which it has been procured by JIPMER.
J) Medicines prescribed by JIPMER’s doctors for OPD treatment or at the time of discharge from JIPMER will be collected by the beneficiaries through CGHS.
k) CGHS pensioners and others eligible for cashless treatment can avail treatment without any mandatory referral from CGHS.
l) Additional Director, CGHS, Chennai shall contact JIPMER, Puducherry for the seamless implementation of this initiative.
(Dr. Manoj Jain)
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