The Central Government Health Scheme introduced by the Indian government, ensures that citizens have access to affordable and quality healthcare services. It is a comprehensive healthcare program providing medical care, especially to central Government employees, pensioners, and their families for over six decades.
With approximately 42 lakh beneficiaries covered in 79 cities across India, Central Govt Health Scheme offers healthcare services in various systems of medicine, including Indian systems of treatment, and Ayush Treatment.
The CGHS scheme is essential for shielding people and families from the cost of medical costs. It typically functions as a welfare programme which offers a family health benefit of up to Rs. 5 lakhs per year. This plan also pays for hospitalization expenses, medical treatments, operations, and prescription drugs, promoting improved healthcare results and easing financial burdens on individuals.
CGHS Scheme provides healthcare services through multiple systems of medicine, ensuring a holistic approach to patient care: