Health, Medical and Family Welfare - Employees Health Scheme (EHS) - Operational Guidelines for Issue of Health Cards – Orders – Issued
HEALTH, MEDICAL AND FAMILY WELFARE (M2) DEPARTMENT, G.O.Ms.No.175 Dated 01-11-2013
In the G.O. 2" read above, Operational Guidelines were issued for enrolment of beneficiaries, duly defining the role of the beneficiary, Drawing and Disbursing Officers, Director of Treasuries & Accounts, Commissioner of Civil Supplies, Chief Executive Officer, Aarogyasri Health Care Trust, Heads of Department and District Collectors.
2.In the G.O. 4th read above, revised orders were issued, in supersession of the orders issued in the G.O. first read above, notifying the 'Employees Health Scheme (EHS)'and defining its features.
3.In continuation and partial modification of the Operational Guidelines issued in the G.O. 2" read above, Government hereby issue the following guidelines for issue of Health Cards to the beneficiaries covered under the Employees Health Scheme (EHS):
ISSUE OF HEALTH CARDS
The employee or pensioner will submit online application along with the following documents as prescribed in G.O. 2" read above. The rates for submission of application at mee seva centres are prescribed in the G.O. 3rd read above.
•copy of Service Register (pages 1 and 2 of old service register or pages 4 and 5 of new service register) in case of employee
•digital copy of ICAO compliant photograph of each beneficiary, and
•copy of Aadhaar enrolment receipt or Aadhaar card of each beneficiary
Permanent Health Cards
The following process will be adopted for issue of permanent Health Cards
b)The scrutinised applications will be forwarded to the Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDO) in the case of employees and the Sub-Treasury Officers (STO) in the Districts /Assistant Pension Payment Officers (APPO) in Hyderabad in case of pensioners, who will in turn verify the applications and approve or reject in case of discrepancies. The logins of DDOs or STO/APPOs may be reassigned to other functionaries in the district by the District Collector in case the DDOs or STO/APPOs are unable to handle the verification work.
c)The approved applications will be sent, online, for printing of Health Cards for each individual beneficiary.
d)The printed cards will be delivered to the respective Card Issue Centres (CIC) in the districts as per option given by the applicant. The beneficiaries will be notified through short message service (SMS) on their mobile phone once the permanent card is printed.
e)The entire applicant family will thereafter go to the designated CIC, give the individual beneficiary finger printsas acknowledgement and receive the permanent cards
The biometric Health Cards of all Employees and Pensioners who have submitted their applications with Aadhaar numbers and full details will be issued health cards through the respective CICs within 30 days of submitting their complete application.
The Card Issue Centres (CIC) will be located at the rate of one in each Revenue Division and the District Collector will decide the location of CIC in each Revenue Division.
The work of issue of permanent biometric Health Cards at CICs is an ongoing process to be carried out by Aarogyasri Health Care Trust till all the beneficiaries are issued permanent health cards
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