Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Department of Health & Family Welfare
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 108
Dated: the 4th November, 2016
Subject: Relaxation of procedures to be followed in considering requests for medical reimbursement – Clarification
The undersigned is directed to state that the condition mentioned in Para 3(2)(g) of this Ministry’s OM No. 4-18/2005-C&P [Vol.1I-Pt (I)], dated 20.02.2009 is modified to the extant as under:-
“The treatment was obtained in private non-empanelled hospital under emergency, while on official tour to another city.”
2. Further, it is also clarified that the cases, which were processed and decided earlier on the basis of OM dated 20.02.2009, should not be reopened.
3. This OM will be effective from the date of issue.
4. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.
(Sunil Kumar Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India