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Revision of Consultation Fee, Room Rent and ICU charges for All Health Care Organizations empanelled under CGHS


Contents News/Article Date: 17th May 2023

Relating to which Act: The Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Act, 1948          

Penalty under the Act:

Section 84 prohibits employees from making false/wrong statements for availing benefits under the Act. Any person who illegally avails benefits not meant for him using false information is punishable. The punishment for this is imprisonment up to 6 months and/or fine up to Rs. 2,000.


Section 85: Penalty for non-compliance with provisions

Section 85 (a) to (g) basically contains compliances which employers and managers have to carry out. Consequently, failure to do so can make them liable for punishment as Section prescribes. Punishment may be in the form of either imprisonment or fine or both.


Section 85(a): Penalty for failure to pay a contribution

All employers under the Act have to periodically pay some money to the ESI Corporation for the benefit of employees. Non-payment of this contribution is a serious offense because it directly affects insurable employees.

Applicable to which State:  All the States and Establishments covered by the ESI Act

Type: ESIC Headquarters Office Memorandum No. D 13012 / 1 / 2023 / E IV dated 17/5/2023 issued with approval of competent authority 

Pertains to: All ESIC members

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. 744 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: The competent authority has directed to convey the revision of the charges for Consultation fee, Intensive Care Unit and Room rent reimbursable in respect of treatment rendered to CGHS beneficiaries in all HCOs empanelled under CGHS. The revised rates in respect for the aforementioned items are mentioned in the attached office memorandum

Subject: Revision of Consultation Fee, Room Rent and ICU charges for All Health Care Organizations empanelled under CGHS


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