Employees Health Scheme (EHS) – Recovery of contribution from the Salaries/Pensions of December 2013 payable in January 2014 onwards and depositing the amount with Government contribution in the Public Account – Orders – Issued
FINANCE (TFR) DEPARTMENT, G.O.Ms.No.331, Dated 11.12.2013
1. G.O.Ms.No.174, Health Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department, dated 01.11.2013.
2. G.O.Ms.No.175, Health Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department, dated 01.11.2013.
3. G.O.Ms.No.176, Health Medical and Family Welfare (M2) Department, dated 01.11.2013
In the reference first to third read above, orders were issued for implementation of Employees Health Scheme (EHS) by providing Cashless Medical Treatment to the State Government Employees, Pensioners and their dependents.
2. In continuation to the orders read above, the following orders are hereby issued regarding recovery of contribution towards EHS from the salary/pension of employees/pensioners eligible for EHS as indicated below starting from December 2013 payable in January 1st 2014 onwards; the source of finances for
implementation of the Employees Health Scheme and creation of Public Account
i) All Drawing and Disbursing Officers/Pension Payment Officers are hereby instructed to recover the contributions from the Employees/ Pensioners as ordered in the reference first read above from the
salaries/pensions of December 2013 payable in January, 2014 onwards.
The contribution is as under:
b) Rs.120/- per month (for Slab C consisting of employees with Pay Grades from XVIII to XXXII).
c) The Pay Grades for three Slabs under other Pay Scales, such as University Grants Commission Pay Scales, will be those equivalent to the corresponding Pay Grades under the State Government.
d) The contribution for service pensioners or family pensioners will be according to the present Pay Grade of the post from which the pensioner retired from service.
(ii) If both of the spouses are Government employees or Service Pensioners, contribution by any one of the spouses is sufficient. In such a case, the applicant shall give a declaration to the effect that the other spouse is a Government employee / Service Pensioner, duly indicating the Employee Code/Pensioner Code of the other spouse. All the Drawing and Disbursing Officers are instructed to obtain an undertaking from the employees in the proforma annexed to this order with immediate effect
i) Rs.135/- per month for Slab A and Slab B category of employees and pensioners.
ii) Rs.180/- per month for Slab C category of employees and pensioners.
(b) The Government contribution for Employees Health Scheme will be made under the following head of account:
2210 Medical and Public Health Services
01 Urban Health Services – Allopathy
001 Direction and Administration
SH(10) Government Contributions for Employees Health Scheme 320 Contributions
iv) The contribution of the employees and pensioners on one hand and Government contribution together shall be deposited under the following heads of account under Employees Health Scheme Account along the lines of Contributory Pension Fund.
K. Deposits and Advances
(b) Deposits not bearing interest
8342- Other Deposits –
M.H.118 – Employees Health Scheme
S.H.(04)-A.P. State Government Employees Health Scheme.
001- Employees Contribution
002- Pensioners Contribution
003- Government Contribution
iii) In respect of employees who are on long leave the contribution towards Employees Health Scheme shall be recovered from their leave salary.
vi) In respect of employees who are under suspension and those who are on leave without pay, the concerned employee shall contribute the amount to the EHS fund through a challan in the first week and furnish the same to the Drawing and Disbursing Officers of the last station they have worked. The services under Employees Health Scheme shall be suspended temporarily if they fail to comply with the above instructions