The Staff’ State Insurance coverage Company (ESIC) on Sunday determined its medical insurance scheme ESI shall be carried out all through the nation by the tip of 2022.
Presently, the Staff’ State Insurance coverage (ESI) Scheme is absolutely carried out in 443 districts and partially carried out in 153 districts. A complete of 148 districts are usually not lined beneath the ESI Scheme.
The ESIC, beneath the chairmanship of Minister of Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav, in its 188th assembly held on Sunday has taken vital selections to reinforce the medical care and repair supply mechanism throughout the nation, a labour ministry assertion stated.
It has been determined that the ESI Scheme shall be carried out in the whole nation by the tip of 2022, it added.
By the tip of the yr, the districts that are partially lined and never lined beneath the scheme shall be absolutely introduced beneath the ambit of the ESI Scheme, the assertion stated.
The medical care providers shall be offered by establishing new DCBOs (dispensary cum department workplaces), by empanelling mIMP (Modified Insurance coverage Medical Practitioner) and tie-up hospitals of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY).
In addition to, the ESIC has determined to arrange 23 new 100-bedded hospitals throughout the nation.
These embody six hospitals in Maharashtra at Palghar, Satara, Pen, Jalgaon, Chakan and Panvel; 4 in Haryana at Hisar, Sonepat, Ambala and Rohatak; two hospitals every in Tamil Nadu (at Chengalpattu and Erode), Uttar Pradesh (Moradabad and Gorakhpur) and Karnataka (Tumkur and Udupi).
ESIC can even arrange one hospital every in Andhra Pradesh (Nellore), Chhattisgarh (Bilaspur), Goa (Mulgaon), Gujarat (Sanad), Madhya Pradesh (Jabalpur), Odisha (Jharsuguda) and West Bengal (Kharagpur).
In addition to these hospitals, 5 dispensaries at 62 locations can even be opened.
Additional, 48 dispensaries in Maharashtra, 12 dispensaries in Delhi and a pair of dispensaries in Haryana shall be opened.
These hospitals and dispensaries will make sure the supply of high quality medical care to the insured staff and their dependents.
To supply high quality medical care, the ESIC is augmenting its infrastructure by establishing new hospitals and upgrading the present ones, it acknowledged.
The ESIC in its assembly additionally determined to permit insured staff and their relations to avail cashless medical care providers by Ayushman Bharat PMJAY empanelled hospitals in all of the areas the place the ESI Scheme is partially carried out or to be carried out, or the place present ESIC healthcare services are restricted.
Beneficiaries of ESI Scheme in 157 districts are already availing cashless medical care by this tie-up association.
It was determined that Radiation Oncology and Nuclear Medication Departments shall be established at three ESIC Medical School and Hospitals at Sanathnagar, Faridabad and Chennai.
It will likely be the for the primary time that such providers shall be made obtainable at ESIC-owned services, it added.
Two cath labs at ESIC Medical School and Hospital at Sanathnagar, Telangana and Alwar, Rajasthan shall be established.
Resolution was additionally taken to improve the present 200-bedded ESIC Hospital in Pune to a 500-bed facility.
The upgradation of this hospital will profit 7 lakh staff and their relations in Pune.
Different vital selections taken within the assembly included enhancing the medical care providers for insured staff and their relations.
The ESIC has determined to take over the state government-run ESIS Hospital, Sonagiri, Bhopal to instantly run it beneath its administrative management.
For bridging the hole of non-availability of specialists/tremendous specialists in state government-run ESIC Hospitals, ESIC will now have interaction the required professionals.