How To Get "Relief Fund(Aid)" For Medical Financial Assistance By Government - SwisterNews


Wednesday, 25 October 2017

How To Get "Relief Fund(Aid)" For Medical Financial Assistance By Government

In this blog, we(SwisterNews) will talk about the funding of government funds, how a person can take help from the government for his treatment.We(SwisterNews) want to tell all the people that if any citizen of India, whose annual income is less than Rs.100,000. All those people are given the money from the Indian government for the treatment of any diseases such as severe diseases like Cancer Treatment, Heart Surgeries, Kidney transplantation, etc. Government helps all the people financially.So now we tell you how to get government funding and what procedures to follow, which documents will be needed.

Government Initiatives :

=> The Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) :

The Prime minister relief fund was initially started by the former Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in 1948 with public contributions to help the displaced people from Pakistan. Primarily, the resource is utilized to help the families struck with natural calamities like flood, earthquakes. Partially the fund meet the expenses of people for medical treatment like cancer treatment, heart surgeries, kidney transplantation, etc.

>>How To Apply For PMNRF :

If you want relief fund from PMNRF, then you have to apply directly to the Prime Minister's Office.

"The Prime Minister’s Office, 
South Block, New Delhi-110011"

Keep in mind, before applying the application; you have to put a doctor's given report, in which all expenditure details are written. Let me tell you that these processes are quite long. If you want urgent help, contact the MP or MLA of your area. These people will help you to get the funds quickly. So you must contact them. 

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare :

According to this, people who are financially vulnerable are given grants under these schemes to get treatment in different hospitals across the country. 

=> Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) :

The “Health Minister’s Cancer Patient Fund (HMCPF) within the Rashtriya Arogya
Nidhi (RAN)” has also been set up in 2009. To utilize the Health Minister’s
Cancer Patient Fund, the Revolving Fund as under RAN, has been established in 27
Regional Cancer Centres (RCCs). Such step would ensure and speed up financial
assistance to needy patients and help fulfill the objective of HMCPF under RAN. The
financial aid to a Cancer Patient up to Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rs. Two lakh only) [Rs.
5,00,000/- in emergency cases], would be processed by the RCC concerned, on
whose disposal the Revolving Fund has been placed. Individual situations, which
require the assistance of more than Rs. 2.00 lakh is to be sent to the Ministry for
processing. Revolving Funds have been created in all the 27 Regional Cancer
Centres (RCCs) and funds up to Rs. 50 lakhs will be placed at their disposal. The
Revolving Funds will be replenished on the fulfillment of conditions regarding submission
of utilization certificate and list of beneficiaries.

>> How to avail benefits For RAN : 

To avail financial assistance under HMCPF, the patient is required to submit :
  1. application form in prescribed proforma duly signed by the treating doctor and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent of the Government hospital/institute/Regional Cancer Centre.
  2. Copy of the income certificate.
  3. Copy of the ration card.
  4. Revolving Funds have been set up in 27 RCCs and fund up to 50 lakhs are placed at their disposal for providing treatment up to Rs. 2 lakh in each case.
  5. Cases involving treatment beyond 2 lakh are referred to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India for providing funds.
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=> Health Minister's Discretionary Grants (HMDG) :

Financial Assistance up to a maximum of Rs. 50,000 is available to the sick, indigent patients from the Health Minister's Discretionary Grant to defray a part of the expenditure on Hospitalization/treatment in Government Hospitals in cases where free medical facilities are not available.
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=> State Illness Assistance Fund (SIAF) :

All state government and Union Territories administrations provide this fund to patients. The amount of INR 1.50 lakhs is supplied to an individual case.
To know more about this scheme, contact your MLA.

Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) :

This service is for retired Central Government employees and dependents. For providing better cancer treatment facilities to CGHS beneficiaries, one private hospital in Hyderabad and 10 Private hospitals in Delhi were impaneled in June 2011 under CGHS exclusively for Cancer treatment as per the rates of Tata Memorial Hospital for Cancer Surgery. Also, the patient can avail cancer treatment at approved rates from any hospital, where facilities for cancer treatment are available.

Railway And Air Concession For Cancer Patient :

Free travel facility has been provided to cancer patients during railway travel. The bystander has to pay only 25% of the actual II class fare in railways.  
Patient has to pay 50% of the primary fare of the economy class in Air Fair. 

Chief Minister Relief Fund : 

The Chief Minister’s relief fund provides required treatments to the distressed people affected by the significant natural calamities like flood, drought, fire accident, etc., and it also provides the financial assistance to the needy individuals for their treatment of cancer, cardiac surgery, kidney transplant, liver and multi-organ failure, etc.

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