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Updated on: Saturday, December 12, 2020, 09:46 AM IST

ESIC takes major policy initiatives for better services to workers

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) during its 183rd Meeting held on December 7, 2020 under the chairmanship of Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour & Employment (Independent Charge) has taken several significant decisions to improve its delivery of medical services and other benefits to workers. The Employees'' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has allowed its beneficiaries to avail health services directly in any nearby private hospital in case of emergency. As per the existing practice, the insured persons and beneficiaries (family members) are required to go to an ESIC dispensary or hospital to obtain referral for hospitalisation in empanelled as well as non-empanelled private hospitals. "The pre-condition of getting referral for hospitalisation from the ESIC dispensary or hospital has been done away in emergency cases in the board meeting held on Monday," S P Tiwari, general secretary, Trade Union Coordination Committee (TUCC), told PTI.
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Published on: Saturday, December 12, 2020, 09:46 AM IST
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