New Heads for Payment to HCOs for Cashless Medical Facility

Government of West Bengal
Finance (Audit) Department
Medical Cell
Writers’ Buildings, Kolkata-700 001

No. 5762-F (MED) Dated, Kolkata, the 18th November, 2014.


Subject:- Opening of two new Scheme Heads for Payment to Health Care Organisations for Cashless Medical Facility

The Government of west Bengal has recently introduced a Cashless Indoor Medical treatment facility to State Government officers and employees, State Government pensioners including family pensioners, All India Service (AIS) officers, AIS pensioners including family pensioners, and their eligible family members in private empanelled hospitals within the State.

To facilitate payment to the private empanelled Health Care Organisations (HCO) for an amount not exceeding Rupees One lakh only per treatment, the undersigned is directed by the order of the Governor to say that Governor is pleased to accord sanction for opening of the following two New Scheme Heads along with detailed head under Demand No. 18 w.e.f. 2014-2015 for implementation of cashless medical facility under West Bengal Health for All Employees and Pensioners Cashless Medical Treatment Scheme 2014:-

  1. “004-Payment to the Health Care Organisations for cashless medical facility for Serving Employees” with detailed head “12-Medical Reimbursement under WBHS-2008” subordinate to “2075-Miscellaneous General Services-00-800-Other expenditure-NP-Non Plan”
  2. “004-Payment to the Health Care Organisations for cashless medical facility for Retired Employees” with detailed head “12-Medical Reimbursements under WBHS-2008” subordinate to “2071-Pensions and other Retirement Benefits-01-civil-800-Other expenditure-NP-Non Plan”.

This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (Budget) Department Group-N U.O. No. 0692 dated 14-08-2014 and office of the Principal A.G.(A&E), West Bengal, No. A.M.-1/3-37/XIII/937 dated 17-11-2014.

All concerned are being informed accordingly.

Sd/- S.K. Ram
Joint Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

No. 5762-F dated 18.11.2014, Source