Medical Attendance – Reimbursement of expenses incurred by Government employees (Serving) and their dependants – Raising of maximum ceiling limit from Rs.75,000 to Rs.1,00,000 for major ailments i.e., Bypass Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Cancer and Neuro Surgery – Orders – issued.



G.O.Ms.No.58                                                                                                                       Dated 01–03-2002                                                                                                                                                      Read the following:


1.   G.O.Ms.No.170, HM & FW (K1) Dept., dt. 14-3-1985.

2.      G.O.Ms.No. 281, HM & FW (K1) Dept., dt. 1-5-1989.

3.   G.O.Ms.No.184, HM & FW (K1) Dept., dt. 2-4-1992.

4.      G.O.Ms.No.161, HM & FW (K1) Dept., dt. 5-5-2000.

5.      From the Chairman, A.P.Secretariat Employees Co-ordination Committee

Letter Ref. No. 17/APSA/2001, Dt. 9-4-2001.

6.      From Sri T.Jesudanam, Secretary to Government, G.A.(SW)Dept, D.O.Lr.No. 16683 /Ser.Wel./2001,     Dt. 15-9-2001.

7.      From GA (SW) Dept., U.O. Note No.46550/Ser.Wel./2001-1, Dt. 28-9-2001.



O R D E R:


In the G.O. 4th read above, Government have enhanced the maximum ceiling limit from Rs. 50,000/- to Rs.75,000/-  to Government employees / Retired employees and their dependants towards  reimbursement of expenses incurred by them  subject to the conditions  specified therein.


2.         The Cabinet Sub-Committee on services held discussions on various demands of the A.P.Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee on 17-9-2001 including the above demand.


3.         In the reference 5th read above, the A.P. Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee among other things, have represented to waive the upper ceiling of Rs.75,000/- for Medical reimbursement in respect of major ailments  relating to Heart, Kidney and Cancer etc.  In the reference 7th read above, the decision of the Government on the above demand has been communicated as mutually agreed to by the Government, and the representatives of A.P.Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee on 18-9-2001. The Government and the A.P.Secretariat Employees Coordination Committee have mutually agreed to raise the ceiling from the existing Rs.75,000/- to Rs.1,00,000/- in case of Bypass Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Neuro Surgery and Cancer subject to however, within the existing budgetary allocations.


4.         Government after careful examination of the matter have decided that the maximum ceiling of Rs.75,000/- be raised to Rs.1,00,000/- for reimbursement of medical expenses for the treatment  of Bypass Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Cancer and Neuro Surgery only.  This enhancement of limit should be limited to serving employees only and not to the pensioners.  However, the existing limit of Rs.75,000/- be continued for the  pensioners . 


5.         Accordingly, Government hereby enhance the maximum ceiling limit from existing Rs.75,000/- to Rs.1,00,000/- for reimbursement of medical expenses for the treatment of  Bypass Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Cancer and Neuro-Surgery only limiting to the serving employees  and their dependents.  These orders will not apply to the retired employees.  Any expenditure in excess of the enhanced ceiling limit shall however be borne by the Government Employees only.  The procedure of requirement of referral letter by NIMS / SVIMS to obtain treatment in recognized private hospital shall however be continued.


6.         This order will come into force with immediate effect.


7.         This order issues with the concurrence of Finance Department vide their U.O.No.5391/130/A2 /2002, Dated         27-2-2002.                                                  



                                                                                          C.ARJUNA RAO

                                                        SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT


The Director, Medical Education, A.P., Hyderabad.

The Director General, Medical & Health Services, Hyderabad

The Director of Health, A.P. Hyderabad

The Commissioner, A.P. Vaidya Vidhana Parishad, Hyderabad

The Director, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Hyderabad

The Inspector General, Drugs Control Administration, Hyderabad

The Director, Insurance Medical Services, Hyderabad

 The Director, Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy Services, Hyderabad.

 All other Heads of Departments in H.M.& F.W. Department.

The Director, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad.

The Director, Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupathi.

Copy to: All Departments of Secretariat.

All the Heads of Departments.

All District Collectors in the State.

The Director of Treasuries and Accounts, Hyderabad.

All District Treasury Officers in the State.

The Pay & Accounts Officer, Hyderabad.

The Accountant  General, A.P. Hyderabad.

The Registrar, A.P. High Court, Hyderabad.

The Registrar, A.P. Administrative Tribunal, Hyderabad.

The Secretary, A.P. Public Service Commission, Hyderabad.

The Commissioner, Information and Public Relations, Hyderabad.

The Commissioner of Printing, Stationery and Stores purchase (Printing Wing)  

       Hyderabad (with a request to furnish 1000 printed copies to Government)

The Finance (FW.EBS-VIII) Department

P.S. to Secretary to Chief Minister.

P.S. to Minister (Finance)

P.S. to Minister (Health Medical & Family Welfare).

P.S. to Chief Secretary to Government, General Administration Department.

P.S. to Special C.S., HM&FW Department.

P.S. to Prl. Secretary to Government  (HM&FW)

The General Administration (Co-ordn.) Department.

The Chairman, Secretariat  Employees  Coordination Committee, Hyderabad.

The President, A.P. Non-Gazetted Officers Association, Hyderabad.




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