CGHS Strict Directive for Wellness Centres: CGHS beneficiaries aged 75 years and above should be given permission for annual health check-up

CGHS has issued strict directive to all Wellness centres issue permission for annual health check-up to all CGHS beneficiaries aged 75 years and above

CGHS beneficiaries aged 75 years and above must be given permission for annual health check-up

F. No.Z.16025/12/2024/CGHS-III
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of Central Govt. Health Scheme
(CGHS-III Section)

CGHS Bhawan, New Delhi-110066
Dated, the 18.03.2024

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Annual Health Check-up at Hospitals empanelled under CGHS in respect of CGHS Pensioner beneficiaries aged 75 years and above regarding.

CGHS Strict Directive for Wellness Centres

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry’s OM No. Z15025/36/2019/DIR/CGHS/CGHS(P) dated 19.08.2019 on the subject mentioned above regarding the entitlement of CGHS beneficiaries (Primary Card Holders) aged 75 years for Annual Health Check-up at CGHS empanelled Hospitals by obtaining the permission from the CMO incharge of CGHS Wellness Centre.

2.However, it is found that there are instances of complaints from Pensioners’ Associations against non-issuance of permission by the CGHS Wellness Centre for Annual Health Check-up to the CGHS beneficiaries.

3.In view of the above, all in charge of CGHS Wellness Centres across the country are hereby advised to adhere to the instructions contained in the ibid orders and directed to issue permission to the CGHS beneficiaries accordingly.

4.This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

(Dr. Utpal Kumar Debsharma)
ADDG, CGHS (HQ)

To
All Incharge of CGHS Wellness Centres accross the Country

Copy for necessary action to: –

All Additional Directors of CGHS Cities -with request to ensure strict compliance of OM dated 19.08.2019

Copy for information to: – Concerned pensioner Associations

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