CGHS facilities to family members of CAPFs personnel who are transferred out from CGHS covered areas to J&K State and LWE, affected areas
No. S: 11011/8/2014- CGHS (P)
Government of India
Ministry of Health &family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
CGHS (Policy) Division
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 16th July, 2014
Sub.: CGHS facilities to family members of CAPFs personnel who are transferred out from CGHS covered areas to J&K State and LWE, affected areas – reg
The undersigned is directed to state that this Ministry has examined a proposal to extend CGHS facilities to family and dependent members of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel posted to Jammu & Kashmir and Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) areas, whose family stay back at previous station of posting, on the personnel being deployed to these areas.
2. . With a view to provide necessary healthcare facilities to the family members of the CAPF personnel posted in Jammu & Kashmir and other LWE areas, who stay back in their previous place of posting in a CGHS covered city or any other CGHS covered city, it has been decided to extend the CGHS facilities to their eligible dependent family members. The medical facilities to be availed by the dependent family members shall be regulated as under:-
a) The eligible family members will be,entitled to all medical facilities including medicines through the CGHS Wellness Centre. For the purpose of obtaining medical treatment in CGHS empanelled hospitals, the family members may obtain the requisite permission from the CMG In-charge of the dispensaries or the Addl Director/Joint Director of the concerned CGHS city on the recommendation of a Government Specialist. However, reimbursement shall be made by the concerned Department to the CAPF personnel only as per the CGHS approved package rates and guidelines.
b) To avail the medical facilities, CGHS contributions shall be paid in advance, on annual basis, by the CGHS beneficiary through bank DD, drawn in favour of the AD/JD of the concerned CGHS city where his family is residing/place where the CGHS beneficiary was last posted. -The annual CGHS subscription will have to be paid within two months from the date of posting of the CAPF personnel. A certificate from the Ministry of Home Affairs confirming the residence of the family and dependent members in CGHS, covered city/area will be required, along with the posting order.
3. This O.M will be effective from the date of issue.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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