West Bengal Health Scheme is to provide Medical Benefits to the State Government Employees and their dependent family members, State Government Pensioners. WBHS, 2008
Acceptability of online purchase for medicine and mandatory submission of Cash Memo/ Tax Invoice from GST registered pharmaceutical shops in case of offline purchase of medicine.
Yes, up to 60% or 80% (depending on the nos. of available beds of treating hospital) of cost for admissible medicines prescribed in Trade/ Brand name for indoor treatment is reimbursable.
Governor is now pleased to extend the last date for incorporation of the Aadhaar No. for the employees/ pensioners along with their beneficiaries above the age of five years up to 31.03.2023.
An amount of Rs. 8500/- for parent and Rs. 5000/- for other members of the family has been fixed as the maximum ceiling of gross income/ earning for becoming the dependent beneficiary under the Scheme.
If patient has a history of cardiac surgery like of Bypass Surgery, AICD, Valve Replacement or Implantation of Stent through Angioplasty or Implantation of Pacemaker, will get lifelong reimbursement of the cost.
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/-.
Governor is pleased to introduce the online processing of medical advance claim through WBHS Portal with the following guidelines, new set of Forms and Pro-forma Estimate from the Hospital for processing and settlement of the claim:
Revision of guidelines for seeking permission by the state empanelled private hospitals from West Bengal Health Scheme Authority for providing treatment under West Bengal Health Scheme.
Considering the gravity of the disease/illness named ‘Covid-19’ the West Bengal Health Scheme Authority (WBHSA) has agreed to include the same as 17th (seventeenth) disease/ illness in the OPD List of WBHS.
Last date of incorporation of Aadhar Number of existing beneficiaries above the age five years is 30.06.2022 failing of which they may face inconvenience to avail uninterrupted benefit under this scheme.
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