ECHS permits reimbursement of Medicines procured outside
Reimbursement of Medicines procured outside in view of Covid-19 – Veterans need not go to Polyclinics to collect medicines till 31.05.2020.
The bills for reimbursement to be submitted by Veterans after 15 June 2020
Central Organisation, ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
Ministry of Defence (Army)
Thimayya Marg, Near Gopinath Circle,
24 Apr 2020
All Regional Centres)
REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICINES :SPECIAL SANCTION IN VIEW OF COVID-19
1. Further to this HQ letter No 8/49761/AG/ECHS dated 23 Mar 2020 (copy att).
2. A onetime sanction for purchase of medicines and claim reimbursement was issued till 30 Apr 2020. In view of extended lockdown till 03 May 2020, the veterans having life style/ chronic ailments/ diseases on long treatment may purchase medicines lasting till 31 May 2020 based on the prescription held (prescribed by Polyclinic/ Service hospital/ Empanelled hospital) irrespective of NA or otherwise. Veterans need not go to Polyclinics to collect the medicines till 31 May 2020.
3. One time sanction is hereby accorded to reimburse of above expenditure under individual reimbursement of medical claims. The bills for reimbursement to be submitted by Veterans after 15 Jun 2020.
4. This will be applicable with immediate effect till 31 May 2020 .
(Anupam N Adhaulia)
for MD ECHS