Telangana: Govt decides to implement cashless health insurance scheme for state govt employees
Telangana State government has decided to implement a cashless health insurance scheme for government employees, their families and pensioners who are covered under Employees Health Scheme (EHS). The state government formed the Employee Health Care Trust (EHCT) yesterday.
Employees and pensioners will contribute to the EHCT, a specified amount each month, to be deducted every month from their salaries or remunerations or pensions. The state Government will also make an equal matching contribution to the Trust each month.
The Board of Trustees of EHCT will make recommendations to the Government on policy matters and the State government in the coming days will appoint a CEO for EHS. Detailed guidelines for modalities of implementation of New Employees’ Health Scheme will be issued.