Change of option by a Pensioner/Family Pensioner from FMA to CGHS (OPD) facility and vice-versa: CPAO
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF EXPENDITURE
CENTRAL PENSION ACCOUNTING OFFICE
TRIKOOT-II, BHIKAJ! CAMA PLACE,
CPAO/IT&Tech/7th CPC Revision/19 Vol. III (E)/2022-23/128
Sub:- Procedure for implementation of change of option by a Pensioner/Family Pensioner from FMA to CGHS (OPD) facility and vice-versa- reg.
Attention is invited to Department of Pension and Pensioner’s Welfare (DoP&PW) OM No.4/05/2019-P&PW(D) dated 23rd March, 2022 wherein the revised procedure for implementation of option by a Pensioner/Family Pensioner from Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) to CGHD (OPD) facility is laid down
The Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO), in this regard, has designed a unique format of special seal authority (SSA) and updated its database for processing of cases with regard to discontinuation of FMA. Now, on receipt of intimation in FMA Form-4 from the Central Pension Processing Centre (CPPC) regarding stoppage of FMA to pensioner/family pensioner, CPAO will update its database and issue revision authority for necessary updation in records of Pay and Accounts Office.
In view of the above, all the Pr. CCAs/CCAs/CAs/AGs are requested to issue instructions to PAOs under their control to make necessary changes in their record.
This issues with the approval of the Chief Controller (Pensions).
(Satish Kumar Garg)
Sr. Accounts Officer (IT & Tech)