Revised Financial Power for Sanctioning Cost of Medical Treatment

All Head of the offices under Govt. of West Bengal have the financial power for sanctioning the reimbursement cost of medical attendance and treatment under West Bengal Health Scheme (WBHS).

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Medical Cell, Writers Building

No. 19-F(MED)WB Dated:- 15/02/2022

ORDER

Sub: Revision of financial power for sanctioning of reimbursement cost of medical attendance and treatment under West Bengal Health Scheme

All Head of the offices under Govt. of West Bengal have the financial power for sanctioning the reimbursement cost of medical attendance and treatment under West Bengal Health Scheme (WBHS) as per Finance Department Notification Nos. 9-F(MED)WB dated 25.02.2019 and 47-F(MED)WB dated 20.03.2020. With the introduction of online claim processing through WBHS Portal, it is felt necessary to revise financial power as defined in the above stated orders.

In supersession of all previous orders in this connection, the Governor has been pleased to revise the financial power for sanctioning reimbursement cost of medical attendance and treatment in the manner and subject to limits/ceiling stated below:

Sl. No. Name of Organization Starting Numerical digit of HoO Code of the Office as per WBIFMS Role of Sanctioning Authority in WBHS Portal For purely reimbursement mode of treatment For cashless mode of IPD treatment
Admissible amount of IPD and related OPD of IPD Admissible amount of Only OPD as mentioned in Clause 7(1) and (2) When admissible amount of IPD related OPD cost exceeds Rs. 50,000/- When admissible amount related OPD cost does not exceed Rs. 50,000/-
A B C D E F G H
1 Secretariat Office of an Administrative Department 1 Head of the Administrative Department Full Power Full Power
Any other officials performing the role of Delegated Approver (Reimbursement) in WBHS Portal. 100000/- 10000/- Power for sanctioning when admissible amount does not exceed Rs. 100000/- for IPD related OPD. Full Power
2 Directorate Office under the Administrative Department 2 Head of the Directorate 100000/- 10000/- Power for sanctioning when admissible amount does not exceed Rs. 100000/- for IPD related OPD. Full Power
3 Other Offices 3, 4, 5 and 6 Head of Office 50000/- 5000/- No Power Full Power

This order will come into effect from the date of issuance.

This has the approval of Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Govt. of West Bengal.

Joint Secretary, Finance Department
Government of West Bengal

No. 19-F dated 15.02.2022, Source