Government have accorded sanction for implementing Health Insurance Scheme for State Government Employees,Pensioners and Family Pensioners.For details view
Tenth Pay Revision Commission has recommended to introduce Health Insurance Scheme for employees and pensioners in the State. Based on this Government vide order G.O (P) No. 9/2016/Fin dated 20/01/2016 has ordered to introduce Medical Insurance Scheme to pensioners/family pensioners. In the Budget Speech 2017-18 honourable Minister (Finance) has announced that the Health Insurance Scheme will be implemented during 2017-18.
In the circumstances, Government are pleased to accord sanction for implementing Health Insurance Scheme for State Government employees, pensioners and family pensioners. The premium of the employee will be deducted in installments from their salary. The premium for pensioners/family pensioners shall be adjusted against the medical allowance now given. For pensioners who are not eligible for medical allowance in full or part (Part time contingent employees etc) the premium may be collected from them as the case may be. Health Insurance Scheme shall be implemented through the insurance company approved by IRDA, after a competitive bidding process, by giving preference to public sector insurance company.
The detailed order regarding the scheme will be issued separately.