Maha: Govt docs to receive 20% as incentive under Mahatma Phule health scheme

The Maharashtra Cabinet has given a go ahead to the proposal, to give 20% off the package amount as incentives to the doctors, staff and the OT attendants, those who will help perform the surgery under Mahatma Jyotiba Phule health Scheme

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Insurance companies under the medical education department will provide 20 per cent of the amount covered under the scheme to doctors and medical employees working in government-run hospitals. This has been decision has been taken by the Maharashtra government today.

This decision will benefit poor and needy people across the state. The insurance companies will provide 25 per cent of the treatment cost to the government.

20 per cent of the funds will be evenly distributed among doctors, nurses, surgeons, physicians, anaesthesiologists, consultants and medical staff in the in the state-run hospitals.

This scheme will be on an experimental basis for the first three years and a review will be carried out each year to gauge its approval ratings. This decision has been taken by the state public health department and will be implemented upon officers and workers in each department. This scheme will be implemented in civic-run hospitals across Maharashtra

The decision has been taken as a pilot project for the first three years. And then every year the review will be taken to continue the incentive scheme. The pilot project will also cover the doctors who are attached to Health Ministry. The decision whether to implement the scheme in civic-run hospital will be taken after due consideration and evaluation