Wednesday, March 1, 2017

CGHS subscription for employees retired before 31st Jan 2017 will be at old rates only

Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
EHS Section
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 21st February, 2017


Sub:     Revision of rates of subscription under Central Government Health Scheme due to revision of pay and allowances of Central Government employees and revision of pension/ family pension on account of implementation of recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission- clarification reg.

Attention is drawn to this Ministry’s OM of even No. dated 9th January, 2017, on the subject mentioned above.

2. This Ministry has been receiving several representations w.r.t applicability of CGHS rates to pensioners superannuating on 31.1.2017..

The matter has been examined in this Ministry and it has been clarified that “employees, who had superannuated on 31/1/2017 may be allowed to apply for CGHS pensioner card by paying the subscription at the prevalent rates applicable as on 31/1/2017 vide OM No.S.No.S.11011/2/2008-CGHS(P) dated 20.5.2009 till 15th March 2017“.

3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

(Sunil Kumar Gupta)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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