Beneficiaries can get Medicines for 3 Months without visiting CGHS Wellness centre

Beneficiaries can get Medicines for 3 Months without visiting CGHS Wellness centre

In view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection, Medicines may be issued for three months at a time (in Chronic diseases) through an authorized representative in special circumstances without requirement of the beneficiary himself/herself visiting CGHS Wellness Centre

Z.15025/12/2020/DIR/CGHS/
Govt. of India
Min. of Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of CGHS

545-A, Nirman Bhawan, Delhi.
Dated the 20th March, 2020

OFFICE ORDER

Subject: Guidelines in view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection- issue of medicines

With reference to the above subject and in continuation of the earlier OM of even Number dated 18.03.2020 it is clarified that medicines may be issued/ indented for three months at a time (in Chronic diseases) through an authorized representative in the following special circumstances without requirement of the beneficiary himself/herself visiting CGHS Wellness Centre:

i) Elderly beneficiaries aged 60 years and above

ii) Beneficiaries undergoing Immuno-suppressant treatment like organ transplant, chemotherapy , etc „

iii) Un-controlled diabetes,’ decompensated cardiac status

iv) Any other illness compelling stay at home.

The CMOs and other CGHS Staff shall be sensitised to ensure strict compliance with these directions.

(Dr. Sanjay Jain)
Director. CGHS

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