Friday, February 26, 2016

AP GO Rt 83 Employees Healthcare Scheme-Reviewed Orders Issued

Health, Medical & Family welfare – Employees Health Scheme and Medical Reimbursement system under APIMA Rules 1972 – Reviewed the  Scheme and arrival of certain decisions - Orders – Issued.

  In the Government orders 1st and 2nd  read above, orders were issued for implementing  Employees Health Scheme to provide cashless treatment to the State Government employees, pensioners and their eligible dependent family  members in replacement of the medical reimbursement system under APIMA Rules, 1972.
2.         The grievances of employees associations on implementation of the Scheme has been reviewed in detail on 13-1-2016 and certain decisions have been taken for effective of implementation of scheme.

3.         Government after careful examination hereby issue the following orders for effective implementation of Employees Health Scheme.

  1.     The total project cost to implement the Employees Health Scheme works out to Rs.400 Crs. per annum.  The  Employees Unions have agreed to contribute 50% (Rs.200 Crs) towards this.

     The Share of Government shall be released  quarterly by the Finance Dept., to the Dr.NTR Vaidya Seva Trust and also transfer the presently available amount with Finance Dept., to the Trust with immediate effect.

    The Finance Department shall give access data of all eligible employees and pensioners and also data relating to Teachers of Municipal Corporations of Visakhapatnam and Kurnool to Dr.NTR Vaidya Seva Trust by Finance Department with  immediate effect.

    A  separate Management Committee within the NTR Vaidya Seva Trust shall  be constituted to monitor the implementation of the Employee Health Scheme which will have representatives from the recognized employees unions. The GA (Ser. Welfare) Dept., shall issue separate orders accordingly.

    The steering committee shall review the scheme from time to time and  ensure its effective implementation.