ECHS rates for purchasing hearing aids revised – Revised Rates ranging from Rs. 3000 to 20000
ECHS has revised hearing air purchasing limits from Rs.3000 to Rs.20000 as per the type/model list given below
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Central Organizations, ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
Ministry of Defence (Army)
B/49770/AG/ECHS/HA/Policy 06 Jul 2015
IHQ of MoD (Navy)/ Dir ECHS (N)
Air HQ (../B)/ DPS
HQ Southern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Eastern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Central Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Northern Command (A/ECHS)
HQ South Command (A/ECHS)
HQ Andman & Nicobar Command (A/ECHS)
REVISION OF RATES FOR PROCUREMENT ON PURCHASE OF HEARING AIDS FOR ECHS BENEFICIARIES
1. Ref following policy letters:-
(i) No B/49770/AG/ECHS/HA dt 30 Aug 2006
(ii) B/49770/AG/ECHS/HA/Policy dt 18 Mar 2012.
2. Rates for reimbursement of amount incurred on purchase of hearing aids has been revised by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare vide their office Memorandum No S.
14025/10/2002/MS dt 26 May 2015.
3. The revised ceiling rates fixed for various types of hearing aids (for one ear) are as under:-
(a) Body worn/ Pocket type Rs 3,000/- (b) Analogue BTE Rs 7,000/- (c)(d) Digital BTEDigital ITC/CIC Rs 15,000/-Rs 20,000/-
4. The cost of hearing aid shall include all taxes including VAT and shall carry three year warranty. The cost of Analogue STE/Digital BTE/ Digital BTE/ ITC/CIC type hearing aid shall also include the cost of ear mould.
for MD ECHS