ESIC availing of medical services by the IPs and Beneficiaries from any ESIC / ESIC Dispensary / hospital across India
Contents News/Article Date: 15th November 2023
Relating to which Act: The Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948
Penalty under the Act: Section 85(a): Penalty for failure to pay contribution
Non-payment of this contribution is a serious offense because it directly affects insurable employees. Hence, the maximum imprisonment for this offense is 3 years and the minimum is 6 months with Rs. 5,000 as fine.
Applicable to which State: All the States and Establishments covered by the ESI Act
Type: ESIC, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India, Circular No. DEAN / MSs / D (M) D / D (M) N dated 15th November 2023
Pertains to: All Establishments and Insured Members and Beneficiaries for medical services across India
Relevance of this news: Karma Global is in the business of HR Services, Payroll, Outsourcing and Regulatory Compliances right from its inception in 2004 and since then, has brought in a lot of efficiencies and technological upgradations with experts on its roll, to ease the hassles of Payroll Processing, Temp Staffing, On-boarding, Employee Life Cycle, Statutory, Regulatory and Payroll compliances by providing customized solutions to all its elite clients.
Karma Global does excellent work on providing ESI Services both to establishments as well as Insured Employees and in this respect, it will inform all its clients and insured employees about the many announcements that the Government has made in terms of expansion of ESI Scheme, so as to make it available in the remotest of places viz. 778 districts and also to make health facilities and medical colleges in progressive districts of our country further expanding post graduate medical seats.
And in this instance: In order to extend the portability in service delivery of ESIC on PA India basis, it has been decided that IP and Beneficiaries may visit any dispensary / hospital across India for consultation and issuance of medicines through Dhanwantri module only irrespective of the dispensary allotted on the medical card.
Subject: ESIC availing of medical services by the IPs and Beneficiaries from any ESIC / ESIC Dispensary / hospital across India
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