SUPPLY OF MEDICINES FROM WELLNESS CENTRE
- Medicines prescribed by CGHS
doctors/specialists, which are available in Wellness Centre are supplied
- For the branded medicines prescribed by the Specialist,
if the same composition (chemical salt), same strength with same
therapeutic value is available in the Wellness Centre in different brand
name/generic name, the same will be supplied against the prescription.
- Supply of vitamins/minerals/antioxidants
prescribed by the Specialist will be restricted to CGHS formulary
- Products classified as Dietary
Supplements/food items, cosmetics etc. are not admissible for supply by
- Medicines which are otherwise admissible and
not available in the store of the Wellness Centre will be indented from
Authorized Local Chemist (ALC) if there is valid prescription from Govt.
Specialist/CGHS Specialist, and will be normally distributed on the next
working day after receipt of the same from ALC. These indented medicines
will have to be collected by the beneficiary, maximum within 15 days of
date of indent.
- There is no provision in CGHS to issue the
medicines prescribed by private doctors. It is left to the discretion of
treating Doctor at Wellness Centre on a case to case basis.
AUTHORIZING BENEFICIARIES TO PURCHASE MEDICINES
is to be authorized by CMO In-charge to purchase medicines prescribed to him
and get reimbursement when :
Such medicine has been indented from ALC/ ALC
authority slip issued and the medicine has not been supplied by the ALC
In case the authorization to purchase is given the
steps to be followed are: -
has to purchase the prescribed medicine from any chemist shop.
2. Produce the
medicines with cash memo to the CMO In-charge of the Wellness Centre for
counter signature and verification of the medicine.
3. Fill up a
prescribed form with endorsement of CMO In-charge.
4. Submit it
with the cash memo to the ALC on a specified day, who in turn will pay the cost
of medicines incurred by the beneficiary. Cashless digital payment to beneficiaries by Authorised Local Chemist
towards reimbursement of authority slip purchases has been started.