|Permission for Investigation/Procedures|
Permission issuing authority:-
Permission for OPD treatment in empanelled hospitals
OPD treatment is not permitted in CGHS empanelled hospitals except in specified satellite cities of the NCR region. However permission can be given( by the department for serving employees/by CMO I/C for pensioners) for follow up treatment in empanelled hospital for the conditions relating to Cardiac surgery, Kidney transplant, Hip/Knee joint replacement, Cancer, Neurosurgery and accident cases provided the earlier treatment was carried out in the same institution with prior permission. Follow up permission may be granted in the above conditions for 3 to 6 months at a time which may be extended if required. In all other conditions, follow up treatment in empanelled hospitals is not allowed. However, OPD medicines advised on discharge may be issued for a maximum period of one month.
Diagnostic tests which are not listed in the CGHS rate list :- Such tests when advised by Govt. specialist will be forwarded to Additional Director of the CGHS city(with quotation) by the Department in case of serving employees and to Additional Director of Zone/City by the CMO I/C in case of pensioner beneficiary for issuing of permission.