ESIC to Allow Non - IPs to Avail Medical Services from Its Underutilized Hospitals (Download PDF)

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Employees’ State Insurance Corporation during its 176th meeting held on 5th Dec. , 2018 took few very imp. decisions towards improvements in its service delivery mechanism. During meeting held under Chairmanship of Minister of State for Labour & Employment (I/C), it was decided to allow Non-IPs (Non-Insured Persons) to avail medical services from underutilized ESIC Hospitals.

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Key Highlights of Allowance:

  • Non-insured persons would now be able to avail medical services from ESIC’s underutilised hospitals after levying user charges at subsidised cost of Rs. 10 for OPD Consultation, at 25 % of CGHS package rates for admitted patients & to provide medicines on actual rate initially for one year on pilot basis.

  • Decision will immensely help common people get quality medical care at very low cost.

  • It will ensure full utilisation of resources of hospital for people’s cause.

  • Recruitment to 5200 posts in various categories like social security officer, insurance medical officer grade-ii, junior engineers, teaching faculty, paramedical & nursing cadre, UDC & Steno in ESIC is under process.

  • Further, to meet shortage of specialist & & super specialist doctors in some of ESIC Hospitals, ESIC approved hiring of full time contractual specialists & super specialists in department of anaesthesia, medicine, surgery, pediatrics, gyne, ortho, cardiology, nephrology & medical oncology after inviting open tender.

  • Keeping in view rise in national floor level min. wages to Rs. 176, it was decided in meeting to enhance exemption limit for payment of employees’ share of contribution from Rs. 137 to Rs. 176.

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation

  • Founded in – 1952

  • Headquarter – New Delhi

  • Benefits of ESIC:

  • Medical Benefit

  • Sickness Benefit

  • Maternity Benefit

  • Disablement Benefit

  • Dependants’ Benefit

  • Un-Employment Allowance

- Published/Last Modified on: January 28, 2019

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