ECHS – Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme

Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme – 384 empanelled facilities have not renewed Memorandum of Agreement and 69 rejoined.

Central Govt Press Release on ECHS empanelled hospitals.

Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme 

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Some empanelled hospitals have stopped providing services in the recent past citing reasons of delayed payments, excessive deductions and low CGHS rates.  384 empanelled facilities have not renewed Memorandum of Agreement with ECHS till date. 69 empanelled facilities have rejoined after establishment of online billing system by ECHS.

Actions like issuance of show cause notice, issuance of ‘stop referral’ pending investigations have been carried out against such defaulting hospitals.  The hospitals have refunded the amount in most of the cases.  Details of action taken against the hospitals are as under:

(i) Disempanelled 01
(ii) Stop Referral 25
(iii) Panel Deductions 02
(iv) Warnings 04

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Rajeshbhai Chudasama in Lok Sabha today.
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