CGHS Card Reimbursement when Pensioners take treatment immediately after Retirement before getting CGHS Cards
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has now decided to clarify the matter as follows :-
(I) The treatment taken and expenditure Incurred thereon within the grace period of three months from the date of retirement will be allowed and expenditure reimbursable
subject to the condition that the beneficiary has either obtained or applied for CGHS pensioner card with all documents and requisite CGHS subscription within one month of expiry of the grace period of three months.
(ii) It is further clarified that the expenditure on treatment taken after the grace period of three months from date of retirement will not be reimbursable unless the beneficiary has obtained a valid CGHS card or has applied for CGHS pensioner card with all documents and requisite CGHS subscription prior to taking such treatment.