Cashless Facility under ECHS – Hospital in Madhubani District of Bihar [Rajya Sabha QA]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3436
TO BE ANSWERED ON 05th August, 2022
CASHLESS FACILITY UNDER ECHS
3436. SHRI RAMPRIT MANDAL:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether any hospital in Madhubani district of Bihar has been empanelled for cashless treatment under the Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS);
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) if not, the time by which the Government is likely to empanel any hospital in Madhubani district to start the cashless facility under ECHS?
MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT)
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(a) & (b): At present, there is no Hospital empanelled under ECHS at Madhubani, Bihar.
(c): Empanelment with ECHS by private hospitals is purely voluntary. Regional centre Patna provides necessary assistance to the private hospitals for empanelment with the ECHS.