The Bengal authorities on Tuesday issued a notification saying hospitals and well being institution will face cancellation of licence if Swastha Sathi scheme beneficiaries will not be entertained.
The Swastha Sathi is an insurance coverage scheme rolled out by the federal government offering ₹5 lakh cashless remedy to each household. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has prolonged the scheme to all 10-crore residents.
“All scientific institutions with an indoor power of 10 beds and above are mandated to empanel themselves within the scheme,” the notification stated.
It is likely one of the 11 flagship schemes of the State authorities beneath the Duare Sarkar marketing campaign. Cases of sure hospitals turning away beneficiaries has supplied a deal with to the political events within the Opposition towards the Trinamool Congress authorities.
“It is delivered to the discover of all hospitals and nursing houses that non-empanelment or refusing/denying remedy to the scheme shall be handled as violation of Clause v and ( w) of Sub Part 3 of Part 7 of The West Bengal Scientific Institution (Registration, Regulation and Transparency) Act, 2017 which can result in cancellation/revocation or non-renewal of the CE licence of the hospital/nursing residence,” the notification stated.