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DHS IMPLEMENTS DDSSY SCHEME FULLY

 

                                                                             Panaji, June 25, 2018

                                                                             Asadha, 4, 1940

 

          Directorate of Health Services has informed that the DDSSY Insurance Scheme presently from June 1, 2018 is fully being implemented by the Directorate of Health Services through the existing TPA Paramount Health Services and Insurance TPA Pvt. Ltd.

 

          The DDSSY Insurance Scheme of Government of Goa, is running smoothly ever since September 1, 2016, covering over 2,41,000 families in the state since its inception. There are 41 hospitals in Government and private sector in the state of Goa and another 10 hospitals outside the state. Initially the scheme was implemented through United Insurance Limited Company up to May 31, 2018 and now from June 1, 2018, the scheme is fully implemented by the Directorate of Health Services through the existing TPA Paramount Health Services and Insurance TPA Pvt. Ltd., as before.

 

          It is informed that all the patients approaching the empanelled hospitals under the DDSSY insurance scheme are taken care of and no patients are being refused by any of these hospitals. Any grievance from patients and hospitals will be addressed. The Helpline numbers are : 18002332568/0832-2438844/8433923176.

 

          The claim of the hospitals till May 31, 2018 are being cleared by the ‘United Insurance Limited’ Company and from June 1, 2018, the claims are being settled by Directorate of Health Services, Government of Goa.

 

          It is further informed that Government is in the process of working new modalities to strengthen the ongoing scheme.

 

DI/NB/TSS/JA/SF/GD/2018/368

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