GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH
Medical Attendance to State Government employees at Sri Venkateswara
Institute Medical Sciences, Tirupathi with eligibility for
reimbursement/medical advance -Orders - Issued.
HEALTH MEDICAL AND FAMILY WELFARE (K l) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 544 Dated: 9-11-1993
Read the following: -
1. G.O.Ms.No. 445, HM&FW dated 19-7-1991.
2. G.O.Ms.No. 184, HM&FW dated 2-4-1992.
3. G.O.Ms.No. 86, Fin&Plg (FW) dept, dt. 1-6-92.
4. From the President, A.P. Non-Gazetted Officers Association,
Hyderabad letter dated 31-8-1993.
The medical attendance to State Government employees and their
dependent family members is governed by the provision of Andhra
Pradesh Medical Attendance Rules, 1972. As an Additional facility
orders were issued in the Government Order first read above allowing
them to obtain treatment at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences,
Hyderabad directly without reference in the following medical
situations with eligibility for reimbursement of the admissible
expenditure therefor or for advance with reference to the estimate
furnished by the Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, subject to the
monetary, ceiling fixed by the Government from time to time.
a) Acute Mycardial Infraction (Cardiology Department)
b) Acute renal failure (Nephrology Department)
c) Severe cases of Head and spinal injury (Neuro - Surgery Dept.,)
d) Cases of Coma (Neurology Department).
In all other cases also the facility of treatment for them at Nizam's
Institute of Medical Sciences, with eligibility for reimbursement or
advance is made available subject to reference to that Institute by a
Specialist/Head of the Department of a teaching hospital and subject
to the monetary ceiling as mentioned above. Orders have also been
issued in the Government order third read above delegating powers to
the Heads of Departments for the sanction of advances within the
monetary ceiling for the treatment at Nizam's Institute of Medical
Sciences as indicated above.
2. In quite a number of cases the employees working in the border
districts of Nellore, Chittor and Cuddapah are obtaining treatment in
neighbouring states and coming up with requests for reimbursement.
Each of these cases are being examined on merits and such of those
cases, where the required treatment is not available in State
Government Hospitals within the area of the State, a liberal view is
being taken and such claims are-being allowed in relaxation of rules
on compassionate grounds in view of the distance involved in coming
3. Now the Super Speciality Hospital, viz., Sri Venkateswara Institute of
Medical Sciences, Tirupathi, financed by Tirumala Tirupathi
Devasthanam, has commenced functioning at Tirupathi as a Society with
the following specialities:
2. Cardio Thoracic Surgery
The President, Andhra Pradesh Non-Gazetted Officers Association in his
representation fourth read above has requested for according
permission for treatment at this Institution as at Nizam's Institute
of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad.
4. Government have reviewed the matter including the policy as mentioned
in para 2 above and here by extend the facility of treatment at Sri
Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupathi to all those who
are eligible for medical attendance, under Andhra Pradesh Integrated
Medical Attendance Rules, 1972 on the same lines as applicable for the
treatment at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
including the elegibility for advance. Simultaneously Government have
also decided not to allow relaxation of Andhra Pradesh, Integrated
Medical Attendance Rules 1972/Orders in the case of the type mentioned
in para 2 above with immediate effect.
5. These orders will have prospective effect from the date of issue of
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRAPRADESH)
Principal Secretary to Government