Contribution for One Time (Single Payment) CGHS Card for Pensioners
LIFETIME CENTRAL GOVERNMENT HEALTH SCHEME (CGHS) CARD
Monthly Subscription in CGHS (Calculation with example)
Pensioners can join in the scheme of CGHS on yearly basis also. It should be full calendar year from January to December. If one joins in the middle of the year, the calculation of subscription is carried out up to the month of December of next year. For example, a pensioner retired in the pay level of 6 and he wants to join in the scheme of CGHS for one year from December. To obtain the CGHS card, he has to pay the amount for 13 months of subscription. A total of Rs. 5850 (13 x 450=5850).
Lifetime Subscription in CGHS (Calculation with example)
The lifetime membership registration in CGHS is very simple. Pensioners have to pay the subscription (according to your pay level as per 7th CPC) amount for ten years (120 months) as one-time payment for a lifetime membership. For example, a pensioner retired in the pay level of 6 and he wants to join in the scheme of CGHS for a lifetime membership. To obtain the CGHS card, he has to pay the amount for 120 months of subscription. A total of Rs. 54,000 (120 x 450=54000).
Fees for CGHS Card
Every pensioner has to pay Rs. 30 for his CGHS Master card. The card fee amount will be collected at the time of joining.
CGHS Lifetime Subscription Table
|7th Pay Commission Salary Scale||Contribution per month||Lifetime Contribution|
|Pay Level from 1 to 5||Rs. 250||Rs. 30,000|
|Pay Level for 6||Rs. 450||Rs. 54,000|
|Pay Level from 7 to 11||Rs. 650||Rs. 78,000|
|Pay Level 12 & above||Rs. 1000||Rs. 1,20,000|
LIFETIME CARD: CGHS Card for Central Government Pensioners – Contribution as above depending on the Last grade pay at the time of retirement. The choice is with the individual. One can apply for a Life time card by paying 10 years’ contribution together or one can apply for one year, two years etc. by paying for that applicable period.
The Plastic Cards (which are identity cards), would hereinafter be issued with validity till the pensioner beneficiary is entitled for CGHS benefits. In respect of pensioner CGHS beneficiaries, who have paid CGHS contribution for ‘Rest of Life’ CGHS facilities, the Plastic Cards would, hereinafter, be issued for ‘Rest of Life’.
The ownership of CGHS Card can be transferred in the name of spouse on submission of required documents.
No extra payment to be made, in case of life time cards.
However in other cases one has to pay 10 years subscription for life time card For example, if the spouse had contributed for seven years before he expired , balance payment for the remaining three years is to be paid for a life time card.