the undersigned is directed to say that to obviate the hardships being faced by the CGHS beneficiaries including pensioners and their family members, it has been decided to reimburse the essential expenditure i.e. with a ceiling limit of Rs. 2,000/- (Rupees two thousand only) for complete Denture in respect of CGHS beneficiaries/pensioners. The ceiling limit for reimbursement of a complete Denture of one jaw would be Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One thousand only)
Reimbursement of the cost of the Denture upto the ceiling limit as above may be considered only if the procedure is advised as essential by a specialist if CGHS/Government Hospital in writing. Permission for Denture may be accorded in the case of serving employee by the concerned authority in the parent department of the employee and in case of pensioners such permission could be accorded by the CMO In charge of the concerned dispensary.
The reimbursement in respect of serving Central Government employee will be made by the Head of the Department of the concerned Ministry/Department and for the pensioners, the reimbursement will be made by the CGHS organization.
The reimbursement of complete/partial Denture can be permitted on one-time bases only.
The above orders are issued with the concurrence of JS (FA) vide Diary No. 6753/2001-JS(FA) dated 20/10/2001.
These orders will come into effect from the date of issue.