Bhubaneswar, Nov 10: As many as 765 super speciality and world-class hospitals from private sector have partnered with the Odisha government for delivering clinical treatment services under the Biju Swasthya Kalayan Yojana (BSKY).
This was known from the review meeting taken by Health & Family Welfare secretary Shalini Pandit.
Looking into the progress made in extension of cashless treatment to Odia people in private hospitals both inside and outside the state, Pandit directed senior officers of State Health Assurance Society (SHAS) to keep oversight on the services and facilities available to the patients in the empanelled hospitals.
She also directed the nodal officers to scrutinize on daily basis the claims raised against the treatment provided by the hospitals for their payment within the scheduled timeline.
Review showed that as of now 155 super speciality hospitals from 16 States-Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Telengana, Karnataka, Delhi, Gujurat, Maharastra, West Bengal, Chhatisgarh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand partnered with the state for implementation of BSKY. Similarly, 610 hospitals from different districts of Odisha came under its fold.
Major empanelled hospitals in other states included the Christian medical college, Vellore; Sri Shankara cancer foundation, Bengaluru; Tata medical centre, Kolkata; Homi Bhaba ( HB) cancer hospital, Vizag and Sangur; Dr Bhubaneswar Borooah cancer Institute ( BBCI), Guwahati; H.B. cancer hospital, Varanasi; Mahanana Pandit Madan Moham Malaviya cancer centre, Varanasi; Advanced centre for treatment, research and education in cancer, Mumbai; and, Tata Memorial, Mumbai.
In Fortis group of hospitals, 24 centres operating at Chennai, Delhi, Deheradun, Vashi, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kolkata, Amritsar, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Noida, Ludhiana, New Delhi, Delhi, Punjab, and Kokalata, along with 07 super specialty heart hospitals in Narayana Hrudayalaya group at Bengaluru, Mumbai, Raipur, Kolkata, and Jamsedpur also accepted BSKY for implementation.
Other empanelled super specialty hospitals in Visakhpatnam included A.N. hospital, Queens NRI Hosptl, Sagar Durga Hospital, Vijetha Hospital, MB Muti-specialty hospital, KIMS ICON hospital, GJ hospital and trauma centre, Giggles and OMNI Women and Children hospital, GITAM institute of Medical science, OMNI hospital, Ayushman hospital, and Medicover hospital.
In Raipur, Life worth super specialty hospital, SMC heart institute, Medishine Health care, Kanha Children’s hospital, Sanjeevani cancer hospital, OM hospital, Shree Narayan Hospital, Sagar multi-specialty hospital, Vardaan hospital, JMJ Morning Star hospital, Mittal institute of medical science, Petals new-born and children hospital, Suyash institute of medical science, Agrawal hospital, Goodwill’s medical science, Shri Krishna hospital, Raipur institute of medical science, Sri Ananta Sai hospital, Balgopal children hospital, and Kalda burn & plastic surgery were brought under BSKY fold.
KD Nupur Hospital, and Nilakanhtha hospital, in Surat; Great Eastern Medical School & hospital, Medicover hospital, and KIMS SAI Seshadri Hopstl in Sirkakulam; HCG EKO cancer centre, Kolkata; Velammala medical college Madurai; Medicover cancer hosptl, Hyderabad; Shri Balaji Metro hosptl, Chhatisgarh; Apex super specialty hosptl, Raigarh; and, Venkatarama hosptl at Dwarakanagar and Vizianagaram; Tirumala Medicover hosptl, Vizianagaram were also brought under BSKY fold.
Available data showed 54 district coordinators were engaged at district levels both inside and outside the state for visiting the empanelled hospitals regularly, and keeping watch over the patient-centric services there.
At hospital level, 773 Swasthya Mitras were engaged to pride necessary assistance to the patients in matters of connecting to doctors, admission in hospital, and processing of their documents for discharge after treatment. Around 140 qualified and experienced doctors were looking into the treatment provided to the patients on daily basis, and were scrutinizing the claims raised by the private sector hospitals.
Additional secretary and joint chief executive officer SHAS along with senior officers of the society presented the required data for the review.