The state government of Uttar Pradesh announces a cashless treatment scheme for the 15 lakh employees and pensioners of the state. Under this scheme the state government of Uttar Pradesh will provide the cashless medical services to the pensioners and to their families from the May of this year.
The medical services under this scheme will be provided at the best hospitals across the country. Under this scheme no limit has been fixed to the cost of the medical treatment, the facility will be available for the emergency.
This Cashless treatment scheme has been approved by the state cabinet and enrollment of state employees has begun, said Alok Mitra chief executive officer, State Authority for Comprehensive Health insurance , which is coordinating the implementation of the scheme. Mitra added that enrolment for pensioners will begin in a week’s time under cashless treatment scheme.
Under the cashless treatment scheme the beneficiaries have to go to the listed center and give a thumb impression on a biometric reader to avail the facility. A host of health services have been covered in the two categories.
Emergency services include cases of accident, angioplasty, valve replacement, etc, while critical ailments like joint replacement and organ transplant have been covered too,” said Mitra under cashless treatment scheme.
SACHi has signed several memorandums of understanding with 1500 hospitals, including 800 private facilities, across India for the purpose of this scheme. the list includes the centers like CMC Vellore, PGI Chandigarh and AIIMS New Delhi in the public sector and Tata memorial hospital, Medanta Medicity in Gurugram, Narayana health hospitals in Bengaluru from the private hospitals.
So the state government of Uttar Pradesh has approved this cashless treatment scheme to provide the benefit to the 15 Lakh employees and to the pensioners.
A call centre (dial 1800-1800-4444) will take care of complaints in case any hospital fails to honour the commitment.