Govt to reimburse one lakh to government employees for Covid treatment


Hyderabad: All the State government employees as well as retired employees and their dependants, who were admitted as in-patient for Covid-19 treatment, are eligible for medical reimbursement claim, if they are admitted to the hospital in emergency condition.

The ceiling limit for the Covid treatment is limited to Rs.1 lakh, Principal Secretary, Health, Medical and Family Welfare, Telangana, SAM Rizvi in memo on Monday, said.

In November 2020, the Director of Medical Education (DME), Dr. K Ramesh Reddy had written a letter to the State government to provide clarification on the issue of sanction of reimbursement to government employees who were treated for Covid-19 at private hospitals.

The State government has clarified that all State government employees, retired employees and their dependants are eligible to avail reimbursement of up to Rs.1 lakh.

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