Subject:Laboratory facilities set up by M/s Hindustan Latex Limited at CGHS Dispensary , Ramakrishna Puram (No: 57) located Ramakrishna Puram Sector XII, New Delhi – Referral to the
OM. No. 5-6/2007/CGHS/C&P/ CGHS(P), dated 24th February, 2009, issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Reference to this Ministry’s Office Memorandum of even number dated the 7th February, 2008 and 27th March, 2008, on the above subject vide which the setting up of Hind labs, a state of the art diagnostic laboratory by M/s Hindustan Latex Limited was conveyed. The decision of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare was also conveyed that all CGHS beneficiaries (registered with CGHS dispensaries in Ramakrishna Puram Sectors II, III, IV, VI, VII and XII; Jawaharlal Nehru University; Moti Bagh; Nanak Pura; three dispensaries in Sarojini Nagar; Netaji Nagar; Nauroji Nagar and Laxmibai Nagar) shall have to be referred only to that laboratory. As there were some initial teething problems in the Hind labs, it was decided to keep in abeyance the implementation of the instructions contained in the Office Memorandum of 7th February, 2008, referred to above until further orders.
2. It has been brought to the notice of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare that Hind labs has now overcome the problems faced by it initially and is in a position provide one window quality diagnostic services to the beneficiaries. The undersigned is, therefore, directed to convey the following decisions of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare:
(i) As Hind lab has been set up by the CGHS in collaboration with M/s. Hindustan Latex Limited, it will be deemed to be empaneled under CGHS, and beneficiaries from any dispensary in Delhi may also get tests done at Hind labs for diagnostic purposes;
(ii) Hind labs will not charge any money from pensioner CGHS beneficiaries for the diagnostic tests to be carried out by it and raise bills on Additional Director (Hqrs), CGHS, Bikaner House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi 110 011, in a periodical cycle; and
(iii) A CGHS beneficiary can directly go to Hind lab for diagnostic tests, if he / she has been prescribed the same by a Government specialist. For this, the beneficiary has to submit a copy of the prescription by the specialist and a copy of his / her valid CGHS card.