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Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
06-August-2014 15:45 IST
Insurance Cover under RSBY

The Minister of State for Mines, Steel and Labour and Employment, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said that the types of treatments/procedures admissible/covered under the scheme with pre- defined package rates are more than 1500 in number

The Minister of State for Mines, Steel and Labour and Employment, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said that the types of treatments/procedures admissible/covered under the scheme with pre- defined package rates are more than 1500 in number.

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today, Shri Vishnu Deo Sai has said tha     t taking note of reports of malpractices/irregularities regarding hysterectomy operations performed by some private Hospitals in certain states under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) a High Level Team from the Ministry of Labour investigated the matter in August 2012. As a preventive measure for RSBY cases, Ministry of Labour & Employment issued an advisory to the State/UTs that for all hysterectomy operations under RSBY to be performed by the Hospitals on women less than 40 years of age, prior approval (Authorization letter) of the Insurance Company has to be taken.  

The Minister said that based on investigation of the complaints received regarding malpractices or irregularities 407 hospitals have been de-empanelled from RSBY. State-wise details are as under:

 

Sl. No.

Name of State

No. of Hospitals

1

Bihar

27

2

Chhattisgarh

14

3

Gujarat

9

4

Haryana

74

5

Jharkhand

11

6

Kerala

43

7

Odisha

1

8

Punjab

29

9

Uttar Pradesh

156

10

West Bengal

12

11

Maharashtra

31

Total

407

He said that in April, 2014, the three tier Grievance Redressal Mechanism has been reconstituted to make it more effective.

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