Central Organizations. ECHS
Adjutant General's Branch
Ministry of Defence (Army)
06 Jul 2015
REVISION OF RATES FOR PROCUREMENT ON PURCHASE OF HEARING AIDS FOR ECHS BENEFICIARIES
1. Ref following policy letters:-
(i) No B/49770/AG/ECHS/HA dt 30 Aug 2006
(ii) B/49770/AG/ECHS/HA/Policy dt 18 Mar 2012.
2. Rates for reimbursement of amount incurred on purchase of hearing aids has been revised by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare vide their office Memorandum No S.14025/10/2002/MS dt 26 May 2015.
3. The revised celling rates fixed for various types of hearing aids (for one ear) are as under
(a) Body worn/ Pocket type , - Rs 3,000/-
(b) Analogue BTE - Rs 7,000/-
(c) Digital BTE - Rs 15,000/-
(d) Digital ITC/CIC - Rs 20,000/-
4. The cost of hearing aid shall include all taxes including VAT and shall carry three year warranty. The cost of Analogue BTE/Digital BTE/ Digital BTE/ lTC/CIC type hearing aid shall also include the cost of ear mould.
for MD ECHS