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The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar presenting the Raksha Mantri’s Trophy for the Best Service Hospital to the Commandant, Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Kolkata, Major General T.S. Ahluwalia, in New Delhi on February 18, 2016. The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services Lt. General B.K. Chopra are also seen.
The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar presenting the Raksha Mantri’s Trophy for the Best Service Hospital to the Commandant, Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Kolkata, Major General T.S. Ahluwalia, in New Delhi on February 18, 2016. The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services Lt. General B.K. Chopra are also seen. (Image Courtesy: pib website)

Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders/Circulars

Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars

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 I.   Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars 
II.  Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Circulars / Orders (Subject-Wise) 
III. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars – Archive

I. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars 

  ECHS Circular dated 08.11.2019 - Amendment to Executive Instructions - Procedure for Re-imbursement of medicines and consumbales to ECHS beneficiaries (950.9 KiB, 27 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 04.09.2019 - Review of Command/Control matrix and manning document of FY 2020-20 (188.8 KiB, 375 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 30.08.2019 - EXTENSION OF VALIDITY OF TEMPORARY SLIP BY SIX MONTHS (591.4 KiB, 242 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.07.2019 - INTRODUCTION OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH CHECKUP FOR ECHS BENEFICIARIES (97.8 KiB, 638 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.07.2019 - PROCEDURE TO CHANGE PARENT POLYCLINIC ONLINE (197.3 KiB, 657 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.07.2019 - DELAY IN HANDING OVER ECHS SMART CARD TO ECHS BENEFICIARIES (93.4 KiB, 413 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 26.07.2019 - GRADUATION CERTIFICATE ISSUE BY VERIOUS RECORDS OFFICE TO ESM (68.4 KiB, 271 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 26.07.2019 - Monetary ceiling for expenditure for local purchase of emergent, life saving and essential drugs (310.6 KiB, 263 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 18.07.2019 - PROCEDURE FOR PROCESSING OF 64 KB ECHS APPLICATION IN CASE OF MARITAL DISCORD (323.9 KiB, 101 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 31.05.2019 - One time contribution for ECHS membership and entitlement of ward in Empanelled Hospital/Medical Facilities in respect of World War-II Veterans and ECOs (578.7 KiB, 475 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 15.05.2019 - Provision for applying for white card in online smart card application for special sanction disability cases & issue of offline temporary slip (664.1 KiB, 568 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.04.2019 - Documents required as proof of income to check eligibility of dependants for ECHS membership (1.5 MiB, 683 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 18.04.2019 - Revert Application for new 64 Kb ECHS card submitted by ESM/Primary beneficiary (621.8 KiB, 760 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 16.04.2019 - Introduction of preventive health checkup for ECHS beneficiaries (1.1 MiB, 448 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 15.04.2019 - Executive Instrs: Grant of ECHS facilities to World War-II/SSCOs/ECOs and Pre-mature retirees and their spouses (6.7 MiB, 461 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.04.2019 - Relaxation of rules for consideration of reimbursement in excess of the approved rates pertaining to medical claims under ECHS (13.9 MiB, 385 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.04.2019 – Procedure for reimbursement of medicines and consumables to ECHS beneficiaries (5.5 MiB, 290 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 11.03.2019 - Grant of ECHS Facilities to Assam Rifles Pensioners and their Dependants Residing in India and Nepal (3.5 MiB, 471 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 27.02.2019 - REFERRAL PROCEDURE TO EMPANELLED HOSPITALS FOR 64KB CARDS HOLDERS (1.3 MiB, 719 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 25.02.2019 - REQUEST FOR FORGET PASSWORD FOR ONLINE SMART CARD APPLICATION (170.6 KiB, 512 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 13.02.2019 - Exception Handling Measures for Aadhaar Card due to non capturing of biometrics of age related issue or medical condition of the individuals/NRI Cases (124.3 KiB, 619 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 13.02.2019 - Exceptional Handling Measures for NRI/OCI Cases for online application for new 64 KB Smart Cards (99.6 KiB, 463 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.01.2019 - PROVISION OF REFERRAL FROM ECHS CELLS AT COMD/BASE HOSPITALS (2.8 MiB, 650 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.01.2019 - ECHS MANNING DOCU: FY 19-20 (01 APR 19 - 31 MAR 20) : VERSION 1:0 (6.4 MiB, 545 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 28.01.2019 - Executive Summary Annual Conf of Dir RCs from 13 Sep to 14 Sep 2018 (1.7 MiB, 492 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 15.01.2019 - REVISED AUTHORISATION OF TELECOMMUNICATION RESOURCES FOR ECHS (4.4 MiB, 614 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 11.01.2019 - EXECUTIVE INSTRUCTIONS - GRANT OF FIXED MEDICAL ALLOWANCE (FMA) TO ECHS BENEFICIARIES (17.2 MiB, 703 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 10.01.2019 - ECHS MANNING DOCU FY 19-20 (01 APR 19 - 31 MAR 20) (8.8 MiB, 534 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 07.01.2019 - MONETARY CEILING FOR EXPENDITURE FOR LOCAL PURCHASE OF EMERGENT, LIFE SAVING & ESSENTIAL DRUGS (2.2 MiB, 438 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 19.12.2018 - UTILISATION OF ECHS SERVICES BEYOND 31 DEC 2018 (5.1 MiB, 760 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 18.12.2018 - Processing of Pending Claims Delayed in Intimation, in submission, NMI query reply and delay due to obtaining digital signature (1.3 MiB, 463 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.12.2018 - Display list of ESM and Beneficiaries at polyclinics after receipt of Smart Card at station Headquarters (337.2 KiB, 633 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.11.2018 - Extension of validity of temporary slip to six months. (407.3 KiB, 863 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.11.2018 - Verification of online application for ECHS cards by record office (382.8 KiB, 691 hits)

  STATUS OF FRESH EMPANELMENT APPLICATION AS ON 24 OCT 2018 (As on ECHS Website - 26.10.2018) (2.3 MiB, 1,174 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.10.2018 - Prior Sanction for treatment in non emp hosp (613.3 KiB, 910 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 26.09.2018 - ELIGIBILITY OF PERMANTLY DISABLED UNMARRIED SON OF A ECHS BENEFICIARY TO AVAIL ECHS FACILITY (734.0 KiB, 873 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 26.09.2018 - Procedure for processing of ECHS application in case of Marital Discord/Family Dispute and parents of soldiers after death in harness (1.6 MiB, 666 hits)

  Status of fresh Empanelment application as on 20 SEP 2018 (As on ECHS Website-26.09.2018) (2.5 MiB, 995 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 17.09.2018 - TRAVELLING ALLOWANCE FOR ECHS PATIENTS (720.2 KiB, 208 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 17.09.2018 - Relaxation of rules for treatment of ECHS beneficiaries in Kerala and Kodagu District of Karnataka in view of recent floods (869.1 KiB, 515 hits)

  ECHS Cirular dated 13.09.2018 - HANDING OVER OF ECHS SMART CARD TO ECHS BENEFICIARIES (1.1 MiB, 515 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 10.09.2018 - PROVISION OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATE ECHS BENEFICIARY (4.8 MiB, 230 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 03.08.2018 - Change in System of Referral : No Referral to be in the name of any private empanelled Medical Facility (324.6 KiB, 853 hits)

  User Guide for Creation of NIC ID for ECHS (As on ECHS Website - 25.07.2018) (3.0 MiB, 908 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 12.07.2018 - UTILISATION OF PAN INDIA EMPANELLED HOSPITALS (3.6 MiB, 798 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 12.07.2018 - Scrutiny of OPD/IPD claims at RC level (2.9 MiB, 703 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 12.07.2018 - Veteran Patient Care & Assistance (VPCA) Teams - Vigilance Mechanism in ECHS (7.1 MiB, 730 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 11.07.2018 - Supply of Medicines to ECHS beneficiary and amendment to provision regarding authorized local chemist (ALC). (3.3 MiB, 701 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 09.07.2018 - Processing of individual Reimbursement Bills recommended for rejection (841.1 KiB, 531 hits)

Please see earlier orders under the heading, III. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars – Archive“. below. 

II. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars / Forms (Subject-Wise) 

Assam Rifles Pensioners * Blood Transfusion * Cardiac Implants  * CGHS Rates * Compendium of Govt. Orders (ECHS) * Coronary/Vascular Stents * Delegation of Financial Powers (MOD) * Dr. Lal Path Labs * ECHS Membership/Card * ECHS Service * Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes/Diagnostic Centres (ECHS) * E-Publishing/E-Procurement * Exception Handling Measures for Aadhaar Card * Exceptional Handling Measures for NRI/OCI * Graduation Certificate * Hospitalization * Infertility Cases * Intra Ocular (Eye) Lenses * Investigations * Issue of Medical Equipment * Mail ID for ECHS * Medical Re-imbursement Claims (MCR) * Medicine Management * Newsletters * Oncology/Cancer Treatment * OPD Appointment * OPD/IPD Claims * Package Rates * Parent Polyclinic on the Choice of ESM * Payment/Reimbursement  Bills * Polyclinics * Pre-mature retirees * Preventive Health Checkup * Revised Rates * Smart Card (ECHS) * Stop Referrals of Diagnostic Labs * System of Referral * Temporary Slip * Veteran Patient Care & Assistant (VPCA) * Waivers/Sanctions * World War-II/SSCOs/ECOs and their spouses

Assam Rifles Pensioners

  ECHS Circular dated 11.03.2019 - Grant of ECHS Facilities to Assam Rifles Pensioners and their Dependants Residing in India and Nepal (3.5 MiB, 471 hits)

Blood Transfusion

  Letter dated 15.12.2014 - Reimbursement of Blood Transfusion Charges (803.1 KiB, 414 hits)

Cardiac Implants

  ECHS letter dated 17.12.2015 - Amendment to Revision of Ceiling Rates for Cardiac Implants (1.1 MiB, 2,496 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 20.01.2015 - Unlisted Cardiac Implants - MRI, Safe Pacemaker and ICDs (545.5 KiB, 974 hits)

  Letter dated 06.08.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Cardiac Implants (354.6 KiB, 380 hits)

CGHS Rates

  Letter dated 19.11.2014 - CGHS Rates 2014 for cities other than Delhi & NCR (821.6 KiB, 420 hits)

Compendium of Govt. Orders (ECHS)

  Compendium of Govt. letters on ECHS (As on ECHS website-10.05.2017) (5.7 MiB, 541 hits)

  ECHS - Compendium of Govt. Letters dated 06.04.2014 (As on ECHS Website-14.09.2015) (5.0 MiB, 553 hits)

Coronary/Vascular Stents

  ECHS letter dated 25.08.2015-Advisory for Empanelled Hospitals-Choice of costlier IOL/Coronary Stent/any other authorised implant/device/equipment (1.6 MiB, 727 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 24.02.2015 - Revision of Ceiling Rates and Guidelines for various coronary/vascular stents for ECHS beneficiaries (452.0 KiB, 1,081 hits)

Delegation of Financial Powers (MOD)

  MOD Order 2015 - Delegation of Financial Powers to Defence Services (As on ECHS website-14.09.2015) (1.0 MiB, 783 hits)

Dr. Lal Path Labs

  ECHS Circular dated 21.06.2018 - Free of cost home collection services to ECHS beneficiaries with special category by Lal Path Lab (798.9 KiB, 503 hits)

ECHS Membership/Card

  ECHS Circular dated 18.07.2019 - PROCEDURE FOR PROCESSING OF 64 KB ECHS APPLICATION IN CASE OF MARITAL DISCORD (323.9 KiB, 101 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 31.05.2019 - One time contribution for ECHS membership and entitlement of ward in Empanelled Hospital/Medical Facilities in respect of World War-II Veterans and ECOs (578.7 KiB, 475 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.04.2019 - Documents required as proof of income to check eligibility of dependants for ECHS membership (1.5 MiB, 683 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 18.04.2019 - Revert Application for new 64 Kb ECHS card submitted by ESM/Primary beneficiary (621.8 KiB, 760 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 11.03.2019 - Grant of ECHS Facilities to Assam Rifles Pensioners and their Dependants Residing in India and Nepal (3.5 MiB, 471 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.11.2018 - Verification of online application for ECHS cards by record office (382.8 KiB, 691 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 18.02.2015 - Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Application Form for Membership (REV 2015) (From 01.05.2015) (205.4 KiB, 1,057 hits)

  ECHS Application Form for Membership (REV 2015) (From 01.05.2015) (As on ECHS website) (211.4 KiB, 1,008 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 09.01.2015 - Eligibility Criteria - ECHS Membership (1.6 MiB, 1,253 hits)

  Letter dated 13.11.2014 - Entitlement for ECHS Membership (995.7 KiB, 547 hits)

ECHS Service 

  ECHS Letter dated 15.04.2019 - Executive Instrs: Grant of ECHS facilities to World War-II/SSCOs/ECOs and Pre-mature retirees and their spouses (6.7 MiB, 461 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 19.12.2018 - UTILISATION OF ECHS SERVICES BEYOND 31 DEC 2018 (5.1 MiB, 760 hits)

 

Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes/Diagnostic Centres (ECHS)

Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes/Diagnostic Centres (ECHS) * Guidelines

— Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes/Diagnostic Centres (ECHS)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.10.2018 - Prior Sanction for treatment in non emp hosp (613.3 KiB, 910 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 12.07.2018 - UTILISATION OF PAN INDIA EMPANELLED HOSPITALS (3.6 MiB, 798 hits)

  Treatment Process ECHS : Emergency Case in Empanelled Hospitals (As on ECHS Website-04.11.2017) (64.5 KiB, 1,024 hits)

  ECHS LETTER dated 20.09.2017-Empanelment of Medical Facilities with ECHS (82.7 KiB, 1,245 hits)

  Status of fresh Empanelment application as on 08 SEP 2017 (As on ECHS Website-18.09.2017) (2.2 MiB, 1,582 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 24.08.2017-Disposal of 'Need More Info' (NMI) cases in Online processing of empanelled hospitals bills (3.0 MiB, 629 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 22.08.2017-Disposal of 'Need More Info' (NMI) cases in online processing of empanelled hospitals bills (692.6 KiB, 645 hits)

  List of Empanelled Hospitals (As on ECHS website-10.05.2017) (2.3 MiB, 9,476 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 19.04.2017-Implementation Instr; Empanelment of Prosthetic Centres of Ottobock and Endolite (5.3 MiB, 1,054 hits)

  Status of fresh Empanelment application as on 20 Mar 2017 (As on ECHS Website-10.05.2017) (1.8 MiB, 1,982 hits)

  MoD O.M. dated 03.11.2016-Empanelment of Endolite and ottobock prosthesis centres for ECHS (2.6 MiB, 1,195 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 06.10.2015 - Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centres (16.6 MiB, 2,389 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 22.09.2015 - Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centres (12.2 MiB, 2,347 hits)

  List of ECHS Empanelled Hospitals (As on ECHS website-24.02.2015) (579.1 KiB, 2,834 hits)

  Corrigendum dated 11.12.2014 - Empanelment of hospital, nursing homes and diagnostic centres for ECHS (349.9 KiB, 398 hits)

  Letter dated 14.10.2014 - Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centrers for ECHS in Nepal (5.7 MiB, 592 hits)

— Guidelines

  ECHS Letter dated 28.08.2017-Guidelines for Empanelled Hospitals : Undertaking Unauthorized Treatment/Procedures/Surgeries without valid referral (139.4 KiB, 970 hits)

E-Publishing/E-Procurement

  ECHS letter dated 20.01.2015 - Comprehensive Implementation of E-Publishing and E-Procurement for ECHS (360.1 KiB, 979 hits)

Exception Handling Measures for Aadhaar Card 

  ECHS Circular dated 13.02.2019 - Exception Handling Measures for Aadhaar Card due to non capturing of biometrics of age related issue or medical condition of the individuals/NRI Cases (124.3 KiB, 619 hits)

Exceptional Handling Measures for NRI/OCI

  ECHS Circular dated 13.02.2019 - Exceptional Handling Measures for NRI/OCI Cases for online application for new 64 KB Smart Cards (99.6 KiB, 463 hits)

Graduation Certificate

  ECHS Circular dated 26.07.2019 - GRADUATION CERTIFICATE ISSUE BY VERIOUS RECORDS OFFICE TO ESM (68.4 KiB, 271 hits)

Hospitalization

  Letter dated 24.11.2014 - Policy on duration of hospitalisation (2.3 MiB, 601 hits)

  Letter dated 28.10.2014 - Revised Format of Appx 'A', 'B' and 'C' (2.0 MiB, 528 hits)

Infertility Cases

  Letter dated 29.09.2014 - Management of Cases of Infertility under ECHS (585.5 KiB, 370 hits)

Intra Ocular (Eye) Lenses

  Letter dated 19.12.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Intra Ocular Lenses (IOL) (1.2 MiB, 3,557 hits)

  Letter dated 24.11.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Intra Ocular Lenses (IOL) (494.2 KiB, 393 hits)

  Letter dated 28.10.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Intra Ocular Lenses (IOL) (1,007.4 KiB, 498 hits)

Investigations

  Letter dated 26.12.2014 - Approved Rates of Investigations (479.1 KiB, 412 hits)

Issue of Medical Equipment

  ECHS letter dated 19.01.2015 - Issue of medical equipment prescribed for ECHS Members (1.4 MiB, 1,212 hits)

 Mail ID for ECHS

  User Guide for Creation of NIC ID for ECHS (As on ECHS Website - 25.07.2018) (3.0 MiB, 908 hits)

 Medical Re-imbursement Claims (MCR)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.11.2019 - Amendment to Executive Instructions - Procedure for Re-imbursement of medicines and consumbales to ECHS beneficiaries (950.9 KiB, 27 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.04.2019 - Relaxation of rules for consideration of reimbursement in excess of the approved rates pertaining to medical claims under ECHS (13.9 MiB, 385 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.04.2019 – Procedure for reimbursement of medicines and consumables to ECHS beneficiaries (5.5 MiB, 290 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 18.12.2018 - Processing of Pending Claims Delayed in Intimation, in submission, NMI query reply and delay due to obtaining digital signature (1.3 MiB, 463 hits)

  MoD Letter dated 01.03.2018 - Payment of Bill Processing Agency (BPA) Service Fees by ECHS for Individual Medical Re-imbursement Claims (466.6 KiB, 1,313 hits)

Medicine Management

  ECHS Circular dated 11.07.2018 - Supply of Medicines to ECHS beneficiary and amendment to provision regarding authorized local chemist (ALC). (3.3 MiB, 701 hits)

  SOP on ECHS Medicine Management - 05.09.2017 (As on ECHS website-18.09.2017) (2.4 MiB, 1,062 hits)

  Newsletters

  Newsletter - Regional Centre ECHS Pune Issue 03, 2014 - June, 2014 (As on ECHS website - 16.10.2014) (255.9 KiB, 592 hits)

  Newsletter - Regional Centre ECHS Bangalore - April, 2014 (As on ECHS website - 16.10.2014) (3.6 MiB, 1,260 hits)

Oncology/Cancer Treatment

  ECHS letter dated 11.09.2015 - Guidelines on oncology treatment - Rates for cancer surgery for empanelled hosptials (4.0 MiB, 862 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 27.02.2015 - Guidelines on Oncology Treatment (528.3 KiB, 1,042 hits)

OPD Appointment

  Letter dated 10.11.2014 - OPD appointment at Polyclinics (1.0 MiB, 449 hits)

OPD/IPD Claims

  ECHS Circular dated 12.07.2018 - Scrutiny of OPD/IPD claims at RC level (2.9 MiB, 703 hits)

Package Rates

  ECHS letter dated 09.03.2015 - Revision of Package Rates applicable under ECHS Lucknow (532.8 KiB, 1,145 hits)

  Letter dated 07.10.2014 - Revision of Package Rates applicable under ECHS Delhi and NCR (357.9 KiB, 386 hits)

Parent Polyclinic on the Choice of ESM

  Letter dated 31.07.2014 - Parent Polyclinic based on the choice of ESM (561.8 KiB, 443 hits)

 Payment/Reimbursement  Bills

  ECHS Circular dated 09.07.2018 - Processing of individual Reimbursement Bills recommended for rejection (841.1 KiB, 531 hits)

  Form for Reimbursement of Medical Claims of ECHS beneficiaries (As on ECHS website - 01.12.2014) (61.2 KiB, 492 hits)

  Letter dated 11.11.2014 - Guidelines for processing of manual medical bills (3.6 MiB, 396 hits)

  Letter dated 04.08.2014 - Revision of delegation of financial powers & for payment and Reimbursement of manual medical bills (569.2 KiB, 497 hits)

  Letter dated 18.07.2014 - Guidelines and Ceiling Rates for permission/reimbursement for bariatic surgery procedures (824.8 KiB, 383 hits)

  Letter dated 10.07.2014 - Procedure for payment and reimbursement of Medical Expenses under ECHS: Processing of online bills by Bill Processing Agency (BPA) (479.9 KiB, 417 hits)

Polyclinics

  ECHS Circular dated 29.07.2019 - PROCEDURE TO CHANGE PARENT POLYCLINIC ONLINE (197.3 KiB, 657 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 31.07.2015 - Procedure for Construction of Polyclinics (1.4 MiB, 873 hits)

Premature Retirees 

  ECHS Letter dated 15.04.2019 - Executive Instrs: Grant of ECHS facilities to World War-II/SSCOs/ECOs and Pre-mature retirees and their spouses (6.7 MiB, 461 hits)

 Preventive Health Checkup

  ECHS Circular dated 29.07.2019 - INTRODUCTION OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH CHECKUP FOR ECHS BENEFICIARIES (97.8 KiB, 638 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 16.04.2019 - Introduction of preventive health checkup for ECHS beneficiaries (1.1 MiB, 448 hits)

Revised Rates

  ECHS Letter dated 05.04.2017-Revision of ECHS rates for Empanelled Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres, Mumbai (1.1 MiB, 1,027 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 09.03.2015 - Revision of Package Rates applicable under ECHS Lucknow (532.8 KiB, 1,145 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 24.02.2015 - Revision of Ceiling Rates and Guidelines for various coronary/vascular stents for ECHS beneficiaries (452.0 KiB, 1,081 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 20.02.2015 - Revision of rates for various treatment procedures under ECHS (1.1 MiB, 1,154 hits)

  Implementation Instructions/Revised Rates (As on ECHS website - 14.10.2014) (106.1 KiB, 586 hits)

Smart Card (ECHS)

  ECHS Circular dated 29.07.2019 - DELAY IN HANDING OVER ECHS SMART CARD TO ECHS BENEFICIARIES (93.4 KiB, 413 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 15.05.2019 - Provision for applying for white card in online smart card application for special sanction disability cases & issue of offline temporary slip (664.1 KiB, 568 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 25.02.2019 - REQUEST FOR FORGET PASSWORD FOR ONLINE SMART CARD APPLICATION (170.6 KiB, 512 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 13.02.2019 - Exceptional Handling Measures for NRI/OCI Cases for online application for new 64 KB Smart Cards (99.6 KiB, 463 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.12.2018 - Display list of ESM and Beneficiaries at polyclinics after receipt of Smart Card at station Headquarters (337.2 KiB, 633 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 05.11.2018 - Verification of online application for ECHS cards by record office (382.8 KiB, 691 hits)

  ECHS Cirular dated 13.09.2018 - HANDING OVER OF ECHS SMART CARD TO ECHS BENEFICIARIES (1.1 MiB, 515 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 12.03.2018 - Issue of offline temporary slips for online smart card applicants (3.4 MiB, 1,468 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 31.01.2018 - Signing of Online Generated Temporary Slip from Online Smart Card Application (1.2 MiB, 1,556 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 16.11.2017-Instruction for online application for ECHS smart card (428.7 KiB, 805 hits)

  INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION FOR ECHS SMART CARD (As on ECHS Website-16.11.2017) (776.8 KiB, 1,026 hits)

  Letter dated 17.10.2014 - Issue of White ECHS Smart Cards to the spouses of war disabled/battle casualty/disabled veterans (527.1 KiB, 377 hits)

  Sample Affidavit for Issue of Temporary Smart Card/Receipt (As on ECHS website - 16.10.2014) (13.6 KiB, 4,769 hits)

Stop Referrals of Diagnostic Labs

  Letter dated 05.08.2014 - Stop Referrals: Diagnostic Labs & Imaging Centres (476.9 KiB, 446 hits)

System of Referral

  ECHS Circular dated 03.08.2018 - Change in System of Referral : No Referral to be in the name of any private empanelled Medical Facility (324.6 KiB, 853 hits)

Temporary Slip

  ECHS Letter dated 30.08.2019 - EXTENSION OF VALIDITY OF TEMPORARY SLIP BY SIX MONTHS (591.4 KiB, 242 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 08.11.2018 - Extension of validity of temporary slip to six months. (407.3 KiB, 863 hits)

Veteran Patient Care & Assistant (VPCA)

  ECHS Circular dated 12.07.2018 - Veteran Patient Care & Assistance (VPCA) Teams - Vigilance Mechanism in ECHS (7.1 MiB, 730 hits)

Waivers/Sanctions

  ECHS Circular dated 12.09.2017-Revised Advisory: Waivers/Sanctions at Central Org ECHS (277.4 KiB, 888 hits)

 World War-II/SSCOs/ECOs and their spouses 

  ECHS Letter dated 15.04.2019 - Executive Instrs: Grant of ECHS facilities to World War-II/SSCOs/ECOs and Pre-mature retirees and their spouses (6.7 MiB, 461 hits)

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III. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Service (ECHS) – Orders / Circulars – Archive

  ECHS Circular dated 21.06.2018 - Free of cost home collection services to ECHS beneficiaries with special category by Lal Path Lab (798.9 KiB, 503 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 20.06.2018 - EMPANELMENT OF MEDICAL FACILITIES WITH ECHS (665.6 KiB, 588 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 12.03.2018 - Issue of offline temporary slips for online smart card applicants (3.4 MiB, 1,468 hits)

  MoD Letter dated 01.03.2018 - Payment of Bill Processing Agency (BPA) Service Fees by ECHS for Individual Medical Re-imbursement Claims (466.6 KiB, 1,313 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 31.01.2018 - Signing of Online Generated Temporary Slip from Online Smart Card Application (1.2 MiB, 1,556 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 10.01.2018 - Empanelment of Hospital/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centres (7.0 MiB, 1,713 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 08.01.2018 - ECHS Membership to Disabled Son (1.1 MiB, 1,502 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 29.12.2017 - Revised Rates of ECHS Contribution and Entitlement of Ward in Empanelled Hospitals/Medical Facilities (213.7 KiB, 1,527 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 22.12.2017 - Employment of Contractual Employees at ECHS Establishments (1.2 MiB, 1,600 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 21.12.2017 - Advisory on fixed Medical Allowance (289.6 KiB, 737 hits)

  DRAFT SOP ON ECHS REFERRAL PROCEDURE : 03/2017 (As on ECHS Website - 25.11.2017) (216.2 KiB, 2,803 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 16.11.2017-Instruction for online application for ECHS smart card (428.7 KiB, 805 hits)

  INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION FOR ECHS SMART CARD (As on ECHS Website-16.11.2017) (776.8 KiB, 1,026 hits)

  Treatment Process ECHS : Emergency Case in Empanelled Hospitals (As on ECHS Website-04.11.2017) (64.5 KiB, 1,024 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 20.09.2017 - ENDORSING AADHAR NO ON REFERRALS (152.4 KiB, 1,139 hits)

  ECHS LETTER dated 20.09.2017-Empanelment of Medical Facilities with ECHS (82.7 KiB, 1,245 hits)

  SOP on ECHS Medicine Management - 05.09.2017 (As on ECHS website-18.09.2017) (2.4 MiB, 1,062 hits)

  Status of fresh Empanelment application as on 08 SEP 2017 (As on ECHS Website-18.09.2017) (2.2 MiB, 1,582 hits)

  ECHS Circular dated 12.09.2017-Revised Advisory: Waivers/Sanctions at Central Org ECHS (277.4 KiB, 888 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 28.08.2017-Guidelines for Empanelled Hospitals : Undertaking Unauthorized Treatment/Procedures/Surgeries without valid referral (139.4 KiB, 970 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 24.08.2017-Disposal of 'Need More Info' (NMI) cases in Online processing of empanelled hospitals bills (3.0 MiB, 629 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 22.08.2017-Disposal of 'Need More Info' (NMI) cases in online processing of empanelled hospitals bills (692.6 KiB, 645 hits)

  ECHS News Letter, April 2017 (As on ECHS website-19.06.2017) (2.5 MiB, 939 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 23.05.2017-Empanelled Hospital Claims : Ophthalmic Procedures (357.0 KiB, 661 hits)

  Compendium of Govt. letters on ECHS (As on ECHS website-10.05.2017) (5.7 MiB, 541 hits)

  List of Empanelled Hospitals (As on ECHS website-10.05.2017) (2.3 MiB, 9,476 hits)

  Status of fresh Empanelment application as on 20 Mar 2017 (As on ECHS Website-10.05.2017) (1.8 MiB, 1,982 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 19.04.2017-Implementation Instr; Empanelment of Prosthetic Centres of Ottobock and Endolite (5.3 MiB, 1,054 hits)

  ECHS Letter dated 05.04.2017-Revision of ECHS rates for Empanelled Hospitals, Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres, Mumbai (1.1 MiB, 1,027 hits)

  MoD O.M. dated 03.11.2016-Empanelment of Endolite and ottobock prosthesis centres for ECHS (2.6 MiB, 1,195 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 17.12.2015 - Amendment to Revision of Ceiling Rates for Cardiac Implants (1.1 MiB, 2,496 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 06.10.2015 - Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centres (16.6 MiB, 2,389 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 22.09.2015 - Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centres (12.2 MiB, 2,347 hits)

  Form for Intimation - Change of Parent Polyclinic (As on ECHS website-14.09.2015) (62.6 KiB, 780 hits)

  MOD Order 2015 - Delegation of Financial Powers to Defence Services (As on ECHS website-14.09.2015) (1.0 MiB, 783 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 11.09.2015 - Guidelines on oncology treatment - Rates for cancer surgery for empanelled hosptials (4.0 MiB, 862 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 25.08.2015-Advisory for Empanelled Hospitals-Choice of costlier IOL/Coronary Stent/any other authorised implant/device/equipment (1.6 MiB, 727 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 07.08.2015 - Actions to be taken by Regional Centres ECHS on issue of Temporary Slip in lieu of Smart Card (1.2 MiB, 869 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 31.07.2015 - Procedure for Construction of Polyclinics (1.4 MiB, 873 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 09.03.2015 - Revision of Package Rates applicable under ECHS Lucknow (532.8 KiB, 1,145 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 27.02.2015 - Guidelines on Oncology Treatment (528.3 KiB, 1,042 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 24.02.2015 - Revision of Ceiling Rates and Guidelines for various coronary/vascular stents for ECHS beneficiaries (452.0 KiB, 1,081 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 20.02.2015 - Revision of rates for various treatment procedures under ECHS (1.1 MiB, 1,154 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 18.02.2015 - Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Application Form for Membership (REV 2015) (From 01.05.2015) (205.4 KiB, 1,057 hits)

  ECHS Application Form for Membership (REV 2015) (From 01.05.2015) (As on ECHS website) (211.4 KiB, 1,008 hits)

  List of ECHS Empanelled Hospitals (As on ECHS website-24.02.2015) (579.1 KiB, 2,834 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 20.01.2015 - Comprehensive Implementation of E-Publishing and E-Procurement for ECHS (360.1 KiB, 979 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 20.01.2015 - Unlisted Cardiac Implants - MRI, Safe Pacemaker and ICDs (545.5 KiB, 974 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 19.01.2015 - Issue of medical equipment prescribed for ECHS Members (1.4 MiB, 1,212 hits)

  ECHS letter dated 09.01.2015 - Eligibility Criteria - ECHS Membership (1.6 MiB, 1,253 hits)

  Letter dated 26.12.2014 - Approved Rates of Investigations (479.1 KiB, 412 hits)

  Letter dated 19.12.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Intra Ocular Lenses (IOL) (1.2 MiB, 3,557 hits)

  Letter dated 15.12.2014 - Reimbursement of Blood Transfusion Charges (803.1 KiB, 414 hits)

  Corrigendum dated 11.12.2014 - Empanelment of hospital, nursing homes and diagnostic centres for ECHS (349.9 KiB, 398 hits)

  Letter dated 24.11.2014 - Policy on duration of hospitalisation (2.3 MiB, 601 hits)

  Form for Reimbursement of Medical Claims of ECHS beneficiaries (As on ECHS website - 01.12.2014) (61.2 KiB, 492 hits)

  Letter dated 24.11.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Intra Ocular Lenses (IOL) (494.2 KiB, 393 hits)

  Letter dated 19.11.2014 - CGHS Rates 2014 for cities other than Delhi & NCR (821.6 KiB, 420 hits)

  Letter dated 13.11.2014 - Entitlement for ECHS Membership (995.7 KiB, 547 hits)

  Letter dated 11.11.2014 - Guidelines for processing of manual medical bills (3.6 MiB, 396 hits)

  Letter dated 10.11.2014 - OPD appointment at Polyclinics (1.0 MiB, 449 hits)

  Letter dated 28.10.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Intra Ocular Lenses (IOL) (1,007.4 KiB, 498 hits)

  Letter dated 28.10.2014 - Revised Format of Appx 'A', 'B' and 'C' (2.0 MiB, 528 hits)

  Letter dated 17.10.2014 - Orientation Trg. - OIL ECHS Polyclinics (369.6 KiB, 388 hits)

  Letter dated 17.10.2014 - Issue of White ECHS Smart Cards to the spouses of war disabled/battle casualty/disabled veterans (527.1 KiB, 377 hits)

  Sample Affidavit for Issue of Temporary Smart Card/Receipt (As on ECHS website - 16.10.2014) (13.6 KiB, 4,769 hits)

  Newsletter - Regional Centre ECHS Pune Issue 03, 2014 - June, 2014 (As on ECHS website - 16.10.2014) (255.9 KiB, 592 hits)

  Newsletter - Regional Centre ECHS Bangalore - April, 2014 (As on ECHS website - 16.10.2014) (3.6 MiB, 1,260 hits)

  Implementation Instructions/Revised Rates (As on ECHS website - 14.10.2014) (106.1 KiB, 586 hits)

  Letter dated 14.10.2014 - Empanelment of Hospitals/Nursing Homes and Diagnostic Centrers for ECHS in Nepal (5.7 MiB, 592 hits)

  Letter dated 07.10.2014 - Revision of Package Rates applicable under ECHS Delhi and NCR (357.9 KiB, 386 hits)

  Letter dated 29.09.2014 - Management of Cases of Infertility under ECHS (585.5 KiB, 370 hits)

  Letter dated 06.08.2014 - Revision of Ceiling Rates for Cardiac Implants (354.6 KiB, 380 hits)

  Letter dated 05.08.2014 - Stop Referrals: Diagnostic Labs & Imaging Centres (476.9 KiB, 446 hits)

  Letter dated 04.08.2014 - Revision of delegation of financial powers & for payment and Reimbursement of manual medical bills (569.2 KiB, 497 hits)

  Letter dated 31.07.2014 - Parent Polyclinic based on the choice of ESM (561.8 KiB, 443 hits)

  Letter dated 18.07.2014 - Guidelines and Ceiling Rates for permission/reimbursement for bariatic surgery procedures (824.8 KiB, 383 hits)

  Letter dated 10.07.2014 - Procedure for payment and reimbursement of Medical Expenses under ECHS: Processing of online bills by Bill Processing Agency (BPA) (479.9 KiB, 417 hits)

  ECHS - Compendium of Govt. Letters dated 06.04.2014 (As on ECHS Website-14.09.2015) (5.0 MiB, 553 hits)

  ECHS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (24.4 KiB, 510 hits)

  02.12.2011 - ECHS - Compendium - Govt. Letters (2.1 MiB, 999 hits)

  ECHS Advisory Note No.12 (25.0 KiB, 816 hits)

  ECHS - Application Form For Membership (143.3 KiB, 2,374 hits)

  January, 2011 - Revised ECHS Rates (121.6 KiB, 2,775 hits)

  Circular dated 28.05.2010 - Application Form For Upgradation of Smart Card For Existing Members (18.7 KiB, 764 hits)

  01.04.2010 - ECHS Smart Card (13.4 KiB, 502 hits)

  05.11.2009 - Advisory Note No.07 - Temporary Attachment Certificate (TAC) for issue of medicines and Pan India validity of ECHS Smart Card (26.4 KiB, 774 hits)

  17.09.2009 - Policy on processing of bills related to consultation fees (22.9 KiB, 882 hits)

  17.09.2009 - Scrutiny of Hospital Bills (20.6 KiB, 776 hits)

  10.08.2009 - Referral to Empanelled Hospitals in Delhi/NCR (69.6 KiB, 960 hits)

  08.04.2009 - Issue of ECHS Smart Card (16.8 KiB, 630 hits)

  Indian Army - ECHS - List of Empanelled Facilities (1.2 MiB, 5,846 hits)

  List of Hospitals Currently With Valid MOA Providing Cashless Treatment (275.3 KiB, 5,506 hits)

  Handbook on ECHS issued by Dte. of Personal Services, Air HQ, New Delhi (2008) (1.8 MiB, 576 hits)

  Information Brochure on ECHS issued by Central Organisation of ECHS (2008) (172.4 KiB, 2,997 hits)

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