Sunday, September 26, 2021

Meghalaya govt to provide free treatment to COVID-19 patients under ‘Out of Pocket Treatment’ scheme

Health Minister Prestone Tynsong after a meeting today told reporters that all expenses for treatment of COVID 19 patients will be covered under the scheme and it will be known as ‘Out of Pocket Treatment’.

The decision was taken after MHIS put up a proposal to cover COVID patients under the scheme.

Earlier 60 percent of the cost for COVID treatment was covered under MHIS but now all expenses under five categories will be covered.

He further said that the rates calculated are approved by the Government and will be implemented from 15th August 2021.

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