ECHS : SOP FOR BILL PROCESSING
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1. ECHS has been launched to provide comprehensive Medicare to all ESM in receipt of pension or disability pension, as also to his/her dependents, which include wife/husband, legitimate children and wholly dependent parents. The Scheme is also applicable to NOK’s of deceased pensioners who are drawing family/special family /liberalized family pension.
2. This document lays down guidelines for processing of bills pertaining to empanelled Hospitals/Nursing Homes/Diagnostic Centers wherein an ECHS beneficiary has been referred to for treatment, in case of non-availability of accommodation or required facility for treatment in the Service hospital.