Defence – Payment and reimbursement of Medical Expenses under ECHS
No. 22D (13)/2020-D(WE/Res-I)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
(Deptt. Of Ex-Servicemen Welfare)
Room No. 221, B-wing, Sena Bhavan, New Delhi,
Dated: 14 December, 2022
The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff
The Chief of Air Staff
Subject :- Procedure for payment and reimbursement of Medical Expenses under ECHS – reg.:
With reference to Govt of India, Ministry of Defence Letter No : 24(8)/03/ US(WE)/D(Res) dated 19 Dec 2003, I am directed to convey the sanction of the President on the partial modification in Para 4 (f) of Annexure to the above referred letter dated 19 December 2003 regarding treatment at Military/Service Hospital, as under:
Para 4 (f). Treatment at Military Hospital. Hospital Stoppage Rolls and any other charges expended for treatment in Military Hospitals will be paid in full by the member and is not reimbursable.
Para4(f). Treatment at Military/Armed Forces Hospital. Hospital Stoppage Rolls (HSR) and any other charges expended for treatment taken in Military / Armed Forces Hospital will be paid in full by the ECHS beneficiary and the charges paid by the ECHS beneficiary will be reimbursed by ECHS.
- This amendment in the policy shall be effective from the date of issue of this letter.
- This issues with the concurrence of MoD (Fin/Pen) vide their ID No. 32(08)/2021/ FIN/PEN dated 20.07.2022.
(Dr. P P Sharma)
OSD (WE & IC)