Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)
- Scheme & Eligibility
- Salient Features
- Wellness Centres & CGHS Dispensaries/Hospitals
- Referral Procedure
- List of CGHS Forms
- CGHS Cards
- Dependence Certificate and CGHS Subscription Rates
- Procedure for Referrals and Admission in Hospitals
- List of Emergency Conditions
- Administrative and Functioning of CGHS
- Central Government Employees & Pensioners Health Insurance Scheme (CGEPHIS)
- CGHS Beneficiary can claim Health Insurance
- CGHS – For Serving Government Employees & Pensioners
- CGHS Officials/Pensioners on Tour or Out-of-Station
- Medical Facilities to Central Government Employees (Serving and Retired)
- Contact Details & Helpline- CGHS
- Latest Publication and Research
In India, the CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) provides health care facilities to beneficiaries that includes All Central Government Servants paid through Civil Estimates, Ex-Governors and Ex-Vice Presidents, former Prime Ministers, Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts in India, Members of Parliament and Ex-MPs, Pensioners drawing pension from Civil Estimates and their family members, Employees and Pensioners of Autonomous Bodies, Former Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts in India and Freedom Fighters. Such persons can avail healthcare benefits under CGHS scheme.
Under CGHS, diversified health services are provided through Allopathic, Indian (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani and Siddha) and Homeopathic systems of medicine. The specialized treatments are provided through various dispensaries/polyclinics across India. The CMOs (Chief medical officers) and medical officers are in charge of the dispensaries for the smooth functioning of the healthcare scheme.
The CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme provides comprehensive healthcare facilities for the Central Govt. employees and pensioners including their dependents residing in cities incorporated under this healthcare scheme.
This scheme is currently operational in cities viz. Allahabad, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubhaneshwar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jabalpur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong and Thiruvananthapuram.
This scheme provides comprehensive healthcare facilities to the CGHS Beneficiaries in India. The medical facilities are provided through Wellness Centres (previously referred to as CGHS Dispensaries) and polyclinics under Allopathic, Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Sidha and Homeopathic systems of medicines. The break-up of CGHS medical or healthcare facilities across India are enlisted below:
248 Allopathic dispensaries
3 Yoga Centres
17 Dental Units