Refusal to Admit CGHS Beneficiaries by Private Hospitals
Government has received some complaints in this regard. As and when such complaints are received, Show Cause Notice is issued to erring hospital and in case of unsatisfactory explanation from the hospital, suitable action is taken as per terms of empanelment, which includes penalty of 15% of Performance Bank Guarantee or even suspension of empanelment.
Vide circular No. Z 15025/ 46/2019/ DIR/ CGHS dated 25th June 2019, Nodal Officers appointed by CGHS require to carry out surprise/random check of empanelled hospitals and diagnostic centres to ensure their compliance with the terms and conditions of empanelment and to examine the complaints against the hospitals and diagnostic centres.
The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, here.