MH & FW, O.M. No. S 14025/7/2000- MS, dt. 28.3.2000
Subject- Government Employees/ Members of their Families may take Treatment from any Hospital recognized under CGHS.
The undersigned is directed to say that the issue for grant of Permission for treatment of Central Government employees and the members of their family in any of the hospitals recognized by the State Government/ CGHS Rules /CS (MA) Rules, 1944 has been under consideration of the Government for some time past. It has now been decided that the Central Government employees and the members of their families may be permitted to avail of medical facilities in any of the Central Government, State Government Hospitals and the hospital recognized by the State Government/CGHS Rules/ CS(MA) Rules, 1944, as well as the hospitals fully funded by either Central Government or the State Government subject to the condition that they will be reimbursed the medical expenditure at the rates fixed by the Government under the CGHS Rules / CS(MA) Rules, 1944 or the actual expenditure incurred, whichever is less. In other words, the permission can be granted by the Head of the Ministry/Department/ Office to the Central Government employees/members of their families to obtain medical services from any of the private hospitals recognized under CGHS in the 18 CGHS covered cities also.
2. If the treatment for a particular disease/ procedure is available in the same city where the Government servant is employed, he may be permitted to avail of the medical services in any other city of his choice but in such cases, he will not be eligible for sanction of TA/DA. In case the treatment for a particular disease/ procedure is not available at the same station, the beneficiary will be eligible for sanction of TA of his entitled class for taking treatment in a different city.
3. These orders will be effective from the date of issue.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Division vide their Dy.No. 757/2000-JS & FA(H), dt.16.2.2000.