Submission of final claims extended to 6 months for medical expenses under CGHS
Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated: the 12 June, 2020
Subject: Revision of time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses under CGHS.
The undersigned is directed to refer to CGHS guidelines wherein the time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses is 3 months. The matter has been examined in this Ministry and it has been decided to revise the time limit for submission of final claims for reimbursement of medical expenses to 6 months.
2. Henceforth, only the cases in which the bills are submitted after 6 months from the date of completion of medical treatment/ discharge of the patient from the hospital are required to be taken up for condonation. The power of condonation of such delays and other terms and conditions would be same as enumerated in the O.M. No. S.14025/8/99-MS dated 25.05.1999.
3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India