Wednesday 20 March 2013
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT HEALTH SCHEME - NEW REVISED PACKAGE RATES FOR CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY UNDER CGHS...
New Rates for Undergoing Angioplasty
The Government has revised the CGHS package rates for coronary angioplasty and angioplasty with balloon w.e.f. 7/2/2013 as per the following details:
Coronary Angioplasty and Angioplasty with Balloon
Coronary Angioplasty - Rs. 50,000/-
Coronary Angioplasty with Balloon - Rs. 55,000/-
All the empanelled private hospitals have not discontinued providing angioplasty treatment to CGHS beneficiaries. However, ‘3’ hospitals in Delhi & NCR have filed Writ Petitions in Hon’ble High Court of Delhi against the revised rates.
Meanwhile, the continuous empanelment scheme has been revived on 14th February, 2013 to empanel more number of eligible private hospitals under CGHS to provide inpatient healthcare facilities to CGHS beneficiaries.This information was given by the Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.