Enhancement of Cashless Limit for IPD Treatment in Private Hospital under WBHS

Governor is now pleased to enhance the ceiling of cashless limit of each IPD treatment in private empanelled hospital up to Rs. 1,50,000/- only from the existing ceiling of Rs. 1,00,000/-.

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Medical Cell, Writers’ Building

No. 73-F(MED)WB Dated-28/04/2022

MEMORANDUM

Sub: Enhancement of cashless limit for IPD treatment in private empanelled hospital under West Bengal Health Scheme.

Enrolled beneficiaries of West Bengal Health Scheme are now enjoying the benefit of cashless IPD treatment in private empanelled hospital up to the limit of Rs. 1,00,000/- (rupees one lakh) only in each case of hospitalization as per clause 5 of Finance Department Notification No. 4476-F(MED) dated 28.08.2014.

Enhancement of cashless ceiling for each IPD treatment was under active consideration for some time past and after careful observations of all aspects, the Governor is now pleased to enhance the ceiling of cashless limit of each IPD treatment in private empanelled hospital up to Rs. 1,50,000/- (rupees one lakh fifty thousands) only from the existing ceiling of Rs. 1,00,000/- (rupees one lakh).

The facility of enhanced cashless limit of IPD treatment under this order will be applicable for all such IPD treatments where the date of discharge from private empanelled hospitals is 01.05.2022 and thereafter.

SRI MANOJ PANT, IAS
Principal Secretary, Finance Department
Government of West Bengal

No. 73-F dated 28.04.2022, Source