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Supply of Medicines

Medicines prescribed by CGHS doctors/specialists, which areMedicines available in Wellness Centre are supplied immediately. 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 medicines. Products classified as Dietary Supplements/food items, cosmetics etc. are not admissible for supply by CGHS.

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/Concerned Specialist of CGHS empanelled private hospitals, 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.

For unlisted Investigations/Treatment Procedures permission is required from the AD of the City/Zone in case of pensioners and Head of Department/Office in case of serving beneficiaries. However, for pensioners of Autonomous bodies the permission is to be given by the concerned department only.

Authorizing beneficiaries to purchase medicines

MedicinesBeneficiary is to be authorized by CMO In-charge to purchase medicines prescribed to him and get reimbursement in case of emergencies & when such medicine has been indented from ALC or 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: -

The contents of this site are for general information only and contents published on this website have no legal sanctity and are for general reference only. Visitors are requested to refer to the official documents published by CGHS to confirm the facts.

Last updated on 11/12/2018