Are medicines covered under Cghs?
Medicines are issued at CGHS Wellness Centres by the same brand, if available or by generic name or by any available brand name of equal therapeutic value.
How do I get medicine from Cghs?
Authorizing Beneficiaries to Purchase Medicines
- In case of serving beneficiary, the claim will be verified by the concerned CMO I/C of the WC and forwarded to the Additional Director (AD) of the Zone/ City.
- In case of pensioners, the beneficiary will submit the claim for reimbursement to CGHS.
Which are generic medicines?
A generic medicine is a drug that imitates brand-name drugs with respect to strength, effect, dosage, form, administration, quality and safety. A generic drug must obtain FDA approval for prescription and consumption. You can easily buy generic medicines online as well as from your local pharmacy.
How do I find generic medicine from brand name?
MyDawaai.com – This website has the database of all the available brands and it can help you to find the alternate branded or generic medicine with their price. MyDawaai also provides the name of the medicine manufacturer along with the pack size.
What is not covered in CGHS?
(0) Product manufactured/marketed as food supplement, cosmetics and ayurvedic preparation prescribed by allopathic doctors will be inadmissible. Supply of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants will be restricted to prevalent CGHS formulary only.
Is CGHS cashless?
Cashless facility available for treatment in empanelled hospitals and diagnostic centers for Pensioners and other identified beneficiaries. Reimbursement of expenses for treatment availed in Govt. /Private Hospitals under emergency.
Is CGHS card valid all over India?
“Now that computerization of all CGHS covered cities has been completed, the plastic cards are valid in all CGHS cities in India and there is no need for obtaining temporary attachment while on a visit to another CGHS city.
Why is generic medicines cheaper?
Once the patent expires, other manufacturers duplicate and market their own versions of the drug. Since the manufacture of these generic drugs do not involve a repeat of the extensive clinical trials to prove their safety and efficacy, it costs less to develop them. Generic drugs are, therefore, cheaper.
Why are generic medicines cheaper?
Is CGHS cashless for pensioners?
Cashless facility available for treatment in empanelled hospitals and diagnostic centers for Pensioners and other identified beneficiaries.
Is Apollo Hospital under CGHS?
Apollo Hospitals to set up Central Government health Scheme – Apollo Dialysis Clinics. The first such unit will be launched at the CGHS wellness centre in Sadiq Nagar here as a pilot project and will provide specialised services to kidney patients enrolled under the CGHS.