Reimbursement for heart operations for CGHS patients

Re imbursement for heart operations for CGHS patients

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-241
ANSWERED ON-06.08.2013

Re imbursement for heart operations for CGHS patients

241 .    SHRIMATI AMBIKA SONI

241. SHRIMATI AMBIKA SONI:

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

(a) whether the Ministry has restored the rates of re-imbursement for stents and
heart bypass surgery for CGHS patients; and

(b) if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI GHULAM NABI AZAD)

(a) & (b): Ministry has notified the ceiling rates for coronary stents vide Office Memoranda No. Misc.1002/ 2006/CGHS(R&H)/CGHS (P) dated 7th February, 2013 and 21st February, 2013. There is no proposal for further revision in the ceiling rates of stents as these have been finalised recently after due consideration.

There is no change in the CGHS package rates for heart by-pass surgery (CABG) since 2010.

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