Agreement for Mukhya Mantri State Health Care Scheme signed
INVC NEWS New Dehli, An agreement between State Government and M/s RTS Rural Technologies Private Limited, Pitampura, New Delhi was signed to implement the Mukhya Mantri State Health Care Scheme in the State here today. Shri Vineet Chawdhry, Additional Chief Secretary (Health), Himachal Pradesh signed the agreement on behalf of State of Himachal Pradesh and Dr. Sudhir Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, M/s RTS Rural Technologies signed the agreement on behalf of Support Agency. The State Government has decided to implement Mukhya Mantri State Health Care Scheme to provide cashless treatment at the time of hospitalization to the Sr. Citizens above 80 years of age, Ekal Naaris, Part Time workers, Daily Wage Workers, Anganwari Workers/Helpers, Mid Day Meal Workers, Contractual Employees (Government Department/Autonomous Bodies/Societies under Government/Boards/Corporations etc.) and Persons with more than 70% disability. The scheme will roll over from 1st February, 2016. The smart cards will be prepared by visiting at Panchayat level by the representatives of the Company. In addition, company will set up the KIOSK at district headquarter after 10th January, 2016. In case of an emergency, the beneficiary can prepare smart card at KIOSK. The beneficiary has to produce authorization letter from Department, photo Identity proof like Aadhar card, Voter ID card and Ration card etc. for enrollment under the Scheme. It was further informed that under the scheme free medical treatment for smart card holder family, will be provided with a maximum coverage of Rs. 30,000/- (Under Basic Package) per year on floater, cashless and paperless basis. In addition to the basic package, cashless benefits of Rs. 1,75,000/- exclusively for treatment of Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Surgeries, Genito Urinary Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, Trauma, Transplant Surgeries, Spinal Surgeries, Surgical Gastroenterology, Hemophilia and Cancer for all the Smart Card holders, will be provided. The scheme will benefit more than 1.50 lakh families.