If any Govt Employee in your family ,it's really shocking news for them : Private hospitals to stop CGHS cashless scheme from March 7
In a blow to government employees, including those who have retired, the Central Government Health Service has announced withdrawal of cashless medical service in private hospitals empanelled with the CGHS scheme from March 7. Patients will henceforth have to cough up hospital charges and later claim the amount from the government, according to the new rule.
The move will affect 50 lakh serving employees and over 30 lakh pensioners, as well as their family members. At a conservative estimate, the total number of persons affected could well be over two crore.http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Private-hospitals-to-stop-CGHS-cashless-scheme-from-March-7/articleshow/31438842.cms