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Now, Civil Surgeons to issue Chronic Certificate For Employees/Pensioners: Balbir Sidhu

- Posted on 23 December 2020

 Chandigarh, December 23:  Giving relief to the employees/pensioners in the procedure of reimbursement of medical expenses, the Punjab Government has issued orders in which Civil Surgeons were made authorised to issue chronic certificates at the district level.

 

            Giving information about this, Health Minister Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu said that as per the previous instructions, Medical College Amritsar, Faridkot, Patiala, PGI Chandigarh and AIIMS New Delhi and Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh were recognized for issuing certificates regarding chronic diseases. He said that it has been brought to his notice that employees had to face many difficulties in obtaining this certificate. Considering the demand of employees, the Punjab government has also given this authority to the civil surgeons.

 

            Mr. Sidhu further said that now, CDC (Chronic Diseases Certificate) of chronic diseases such as Chronic Renal Failure, Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic Glaucoma, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus Type-2, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hyperthyroidism and Rhenumatoid Arthiritis Certificates will also be issued by Civil Surgeon’s Office at the District Level.

 

 

 

            The Health Minister said that if super-specialist is required to issue Chronic Certificate of Diseases, which is not available at the District Level Hospital then the patient will be referred to higher government health institutes for consultation and necessary tests.

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