GO.98 Dt.7-6-17 Guidelines to provide OP cashless treatment under EHS&JHS

Guidelines to provide OP cashless treatment under EHS&JHS 

Health, Medical and Family Welfare – Employees Health Scheme & Journalists Health Scheme – Providing Cashless and qualitative treatment to the State Government Employees, Pensioners, Working & Retired Journalists and their dependent family members – Guidelines for Out-patient Treatment – Orders - Issued.

After careful examination, Government hereby issue the following orders for providing Out-patient (OP) treatment to the employees, pensioners and their dependents in supersession of orders issued in the references 8th (G.O.Ms.No.33, HM & FW (A2) Department, dt 13.11.2014)and 9th (G.O.Ms.No.36 HM & FW (A2) Department, dated 27.11.2014)read above.

Out-Patient Treatment:
a) Out-patient treatment will be provided through Wellness Centres on common ailments and various specialties and also Indian medicine.
b) Basic lab investigations will be done in the Wellness Centres and high end investigation will be referred.
c) All the medicines / drugs, Surgical items, consumables, Supporting accessories will be provided as per prescriptions.
d) Investigations which are not covered in the above categories will be referred to tie-up Diagnostic Centres (NABL) on cashless referral mechanism.

The Chief Executive Officer, EHS & JHS is authorized and delegated powers;
a) To establish (14) Fourteen Wellness Centres for providing OP treatment, six (6) Wellness Centres in the Twin Cities i.e. Hyderabad and Secunderabad and eight (8) Wellness Centres in the erstwhile district headquarters of Telangana State for providing OP treatment.
If accommodation not sufficient / not available in Government Hospitals, it is permitted to establish Wellness Centre in Rental Buildings.
b) To engage required Staff on outsourcing basis with necessary skills and experience (Doctors/Specialty Doctors/Para Medical Staff / Data Entry Operators/House Keeping/Security, etc) to run Wellness Centres as per the strength shown in Annexure-I for each Wellness Centre.
c) To procure required lab equipment i.e. reagent based equipment or investigation based equipment or rental based equipment / furniture / other material as per contract rates of TSMSIDC/NIMS/ESIC or any other institutional procedure or any other prescribed procuring
methods mentioned under Financial Rules, as shown in Annexure-II for each Wellness Centre.
d) To procure Medicines/drugs, surgical items, consumables, kits, reagents, supporting accessories, etc. as per rate contract of TSMSIDC/CGHS/ESI/NIMS, or local empanelled chemists or by following other procuring methods mentioned under Financial Rules.
e) To enter into agreement with private lab service providers on CGHS / NIMS/ESIC model for the investigation services not provided at Wellness Centres.
f) To establish additional Wellness Centres with required staff as per the demand / requirement and load of the EHS & JHS patients with the approval of competent authority.
g) All Wellness Centres shall be established in the similar pattern in respect of Specialties / Staff / Equipment, etc.
The budget provision for Rs. 34.02 Crores for Establishment of Wellness
Centres, Rs. 91.00 Crores for Medicines/Durgs, Rs. 45.20 Crores for Outpatient
investigations shall be made exclusively for Wellness Centres.

These orders will come into force with effect from 17.12.2016.

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