103 super-speciality hospitals outside Odisha brought under BSKY so far: State govt

Bhubaneswar: At least 103 super-speciality hospitals outside Odisha have been brought under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) so far, around 28,000 patients have received Cashless Treatment in the ongoing year and the State government has paid around Rs 39 crore towards cashless treatment.

As a significant step towards ‘Healthy Odisha, Happy Odisha’ envisioned by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through the BSKY, 103 super-speciality and tertiary care hospitals outside the State have been empanelled under the programme by the end of November 2022, said Odisha State Health Assurance Society (SHAS) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Brundha D in a review meeting recently held under her chairmanship at SHAS conference hall here.

Reviewing the progress made in extension of cashless treatment to Odia people in private hospitals beyond Odisha, Dr Brundha directed to ensure timely payment of claims raised by the private sector hospitals. The Nodal Officers were asked to look into the claims on daily basis for their earliest payment within the scheduled timeline.

The empanelled hospitals outside the State included Christian Medical College, Tamil Nadu; Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation, Bengaluru; Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata; Homi Bhabha (HB) Cancer Hospital, Vizag and Sangur in Punjab; Dr Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI), Guwahati; HB Cancer Hospital, Varanasi; Mahanana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Cancer Centre, Varanasi; Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Mumbai; and Tata Memorial, Mumbai.

Twenty four Fortis Group of Hospitals in Chennai, Delhi, Dehradun, Varanasi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kolkata, Amritsar, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Noida, Ludhiana, New Delhi, Delhi, Punjab and Kolkata, along with seven super-speciality heart hospitals in Narayana Hrudayalaya Group at Bengaluru, Mumbai, Raipur, Kolkata, and Jamshedpur have also been empanelled under BSKY.

Thirteen hospitals in OSTF Group were empanelled, of which seven hospitals are in Vishakhapatnam, three in Raipur and three in Surat.

Other empanelled super-speciality hospitals in Visakhapatnam include the AN Hospital, Queens NRI Hospital, Sagar Durga Hospital, Vijetha Hospital, MB Multi-speciality Hospital, KIMS ICON Hospital, GJ Hospital and Trauma Centre, Giggles and OMNI Women and Children Hospital, GITAM institute of Medical Sciences, OMNI Hospital, Ayushman Hospital and Medicover Hospital.

The empanelled hospitals from Raipur include Indus Hospital, Life Worth Super-speciality Hospital, SMC Heart Institute, Medishine Health Care, Kanha Children’s Hospital, Sanjeevani Cancer Hospital, OM Hospital, Shree Narayan Hospital, Sagar Multi-speciality Hospital, Vardaan Hospital, JMJ Morning Star Hospital, Mittal Institute of Medical Sciences, Petals New-born and Children Hospital, Suyash Institute of Medical Sciences, Agarwal Hospital, Goodwill’s Medical Sciences, Shri Krishna Hospital, Raipur Institute of Medical Sciences, Sri Ananta Sai Hospital, Balgopal Children Hospital and Kalda Burn and Plastic Surgery Centre, an official source said.

KD Nupur Hospital and Nilakantha Hospital in Surat; Great Eastern Medical School & Hospital, Medicover Hospital, and KIMS Sai Seshadri Hospital in Srikakulam; HCG EKO Cancer Centre, Kolkata; Velammala Medical College in Madurai, Tamilnadu; Medicover Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad; Shri Balaji Metro Hospital, Chhattisgarh; Apex Super-speciality Hospital, Raigarh; Venkatarama Hospital in Dwarakanagar and Vizianagaram; Tirumala Medicover Hospital, Vizianagaram were also brought under BSKY fold.

Available data showed, around 4,500 Odia people received cashless critical care in these hospitals during the month of November 2022, towards which State government has already paid Rs 11.26 crore to the hospitals concerned. From January to November 2022, as many as 28,000 patients have received the cashless treatment in outside hospitals towards which State govt paid around Rs 39 crore.

Feedback from the patients showed that around 98 per cent of them were directly helped by Swasthya Mitras engaged by State government and satisfaction level of the people was more than 97 per cent.

Additional Secretary-cum-Additional CEO of SHAS Subhananda Mohapatra along with few other senior officers took part in the discussion.

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