Financial Power of various designated Officers for sanctioning cost of medical attendance and treatment is increased making amendment to the clause 13 (3) of the West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008.
West Bengal Health Scheme
West Bengal Health Scheme is to provide Medical Benefits to the State Government Employees and their dependent family members, State Government Pensioners.
Governor is pleased to reconstitute West Bengal Health Scheme Authority consequent upon joining two numbers of Medical Officers on re-employment to the Medical Cell of Finance Department.
All WBA & AS cadre officers are requested to take prior permission before receiving treatment, in any recognized speciality hospitals outside West Bengal.
The State Government with the objective of promoting the welfare of State Government Employees and improve their health and housing benefits has decided to introduce the following measures:
The existing, retired State Govt employees, pensioners, family pensioners, AIS and retired AIS officers who have not enrolled their names under West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 may be allowed to enrol their names up to 31.03.2015.
Government Employees and Pensioners enrolled under West Bengal Health Scheme, 2008 may avail themselves of Cashless benefit up to Rs. 1.00 Lakh during their indoor treatment in the empanelled hospitals under WBHS-2008.
Governor is pleased to decide that henceforth there is no need to provide intimation to the Head of Office/ PSA before undergoing Medical Treatment.