CGHS beneficiaries can perform investigation in Pvt. empanelled center- without requirement of any other referral letter
The New Year has brought more cheer to about 80,000 beneficiaries of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) in the city as they are now not required to procure a referral letter from a senior authority to avail facilities at private centers.
In an order dated January 1, VP Singh, deputy secretary of the ministry of health and family welfare, states, “It has now been decided that CGHS beneficiaries shall herein after be allowed to undergo investigations at private hospitals/diagnostic laboratories/imaging centers empanelled under CGHS after specific investigations have been advised by a CGHS medical officer or a government specialist without requirement of any other referral letter.
Source: Hindustan Times