Cashless facilities to CGHS beneficiaries – Loksabha

Number of CGHS beneficiaries in the country, including Rajasthan

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE

LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 590
TO BE ANSWERED ON 9TH DECEMBER, 2022

CASHLESS FACILITIES TO CGHS BENEFICIARIES

  1. DR. MANOJ RAJORIA: SHRIMATI RANJEETA KOLI: SHRIMATI SAJDA AHMED: SHRI BALAK NATH:
    SHRI RAJENDRA DHEDYA GAVIT:

Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:

(a) the details of the total number of CGHS beneficiaries in the country, State/UT-wise including Rajasthan;

(b) the details of the beneficiaries in Sikar and Alwar in Rajasthan, district-wise;

(c) whether the Government is aware that several CGHS empanelled hospitals across the country including Rajasthan have stopped providing cashless facilities to CGHS beneficiaries due to pending dues of the Government;

(d) the list of hospitals whose payment has been put on hold/stopped during 2021-2022; and

(e) if so, the details thereof along with the measures taken in this regard?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (DR. BHARATI PRAVIN PAWAR)

(a) to (e): State/UT-wise details of the total number of CGHS beneficiaries in the country, including Rajasthan are at Annexure. There is no separate database pertaining to the districts of Sikar and Alwar. There has been a time lag on account of established procedures for processing the claims. However, the procedures are streamlined now.

Annexure

Sl. NoState / Union TerritoryCGHS Beneficiaries
1Andhra Pradesh48,944
2Assam65,244
3Bihar57,052
4Chandigarh (UT)45,870
5Chhattishgarh5,052
6Delhi15,93,155
7Goa5,648
8Gujarat92,406
9Haryana1,47,561
10Himachal Pradesh5,785
11Jammu & Kashmir18,723
12Jharkhand25,148
13Karnatka1,48,234
14Kerala61,087
15Madhya Pradesh1,31,391
16Maharashtra4,53,263
17Manipur4,998
18Meghalaya26,952
19Mizroam5208
20Nagaland2,082
21Odisha35,949
22Pondicherry4,127
23Punjab23,450
24Rajasthan96,651
25Sikkim1,353
26Tamil Nadu1,47,212
27Telangana2,14,033
28Tripura14,661
29Uttar Pradesh4,83,149
30Uttarakhand55,901
31West Bengal2,06,601

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