Haryana formulates new policy for empanelment of private hospitals : Anil Vij

July 10, 2017 10:09 AM

Punjab News Express/SK.Vyas
CHANDIGARH :  The Haryana Government has formulated a new Empanelment Policy for the empanelment of Private Hospitals and Clinical Laboratories for providing treatment to government employees, pensioners and their dependents in the state, under which the interested NABH or JCI accredited hospitals and laboratories can apply.
Health Minister Anil Vij said that under the new policy, the empanelment of private hospitals would be valid for a maximum of three years or until the end of the NABH certificate. Hospitals should submit a new certificate within three months of expiry of NABH accreditation certificate otherwise their empanelment would be automatically canceled. He said that in the new policy, no security and inspection fee will be charged from any private hospital or diagnostic lab.
He said that consent for providing the medical facility on 152 packages rates and implants and two non-package rates would be given by the hospital. The empanelled hospitals would accept these packages or implants rates, failing which their empanelment would be canceled. The reimbursement would be allowed at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh rates plus 75 per cent of the balance amount. The hospitals coming to the government's panel would have to follow the rules of birth and death and adopt the software implemented by the government.
Vij said that the existing 56 empanelled private hospitals would continue for a period of one year. After that these hospitals would automatically stand de-empanelled if they are unable to provide NABH or JCI certificate before the expiry period of one year. On submission of NABH or JCI certificate, the hospital would continue to be empanelled for another two years. Thereafter, the hospital would apply afresh.
The Minister said that only standalone clinical laboratories having NABL accreditation certificate could apply to the Director General Health Services.

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