ECHS – Emergency Treatment in Empanelled or Non-Empanelled Hospitals

ECHS – Emergency Treatment in Empanelled or Non-Empanelled Hospitals

Facilities by empanelled hospitals under ECHS

Hospitals are empanelled only for such facilities available in a Hospital, which after inspection by Quality Council of India/National Accreditation Board for Hospitals/National Accreditation Board for Laboratories are found to meet the required norms and are recommended for empanelment by Quality Council of India/National Accreditation Board for Hospitals/National Accreditation Board for Laboratories.

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ECHS beneficiaries are referred to empanelled hospitals for treatment only in respect of such facilities for which they have been empanelled. However in emergency, an ECHS beneficiary can take treatment in any hospital, empanelled or non-empanelled and for all facilities available in that hospital.

Hospitals are free to get their new/additional facilities empanelled with ECHS after inspection and recommendation by Quality Council of India/National Accreditation Board for Hospitals/National Accreditation Board for Laboratories.

The above information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Naik in a written reply in Lok Sabha on 27.11.2019.



Source: 7th Pay Commission
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