Last Updated on February 21, 2022 by WBPAY
Earlier total 16 number of disease/illness was included in the Clause 7(1) for reimbursement for OPD treatment. Now, the Medical Cell of Finance Department of West Bengal Government is included COVID-19 Disease/Illness in the OPD list under West Bengal Health Scheme which is reimbursable.
Summery of the Order:
|Published by||Medical Cell of Finance Department of West Bengal Government|
|Subject:||Inclusion of Covid-19 Disease/Illness in the OPD List under Clause 7(1) of West Bengal Health Scheme|
|Summery:||1) The governor is pleased to enlist “COVID-19” as 17th disease/illness in the OPD list under Clause 7(1) of WBHS.|
2) When the test done through RT-PCR/TRUNAT/CBNAAT method and comes positive all the cost of OPD treatment is reimbursable as per rule of WBHS.
3) When the result comes negative, only cost of the COVID test is reimbursable.
4) PBSF is not eligible for reimbursement.
Is COVID-19 is reimbursable in OPD in West Bengal Health Scheme?
Yes, COVID-19 is added as the 17th disease of reimbursable OPD List under Clause 7(1) of West Bengal Health Scheme.
How many OPD diseases are reimbursable through WB Health Scheme?
Total no of 17 OPD diseases ate reimbursable through WB Health Scheme.