MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(c) whether it is a fact that Eye Specialists advise for Fundus Photo Tests, whereas the same are not included in the CGHS panel lists and pensioners have to pay ` 500/- for the tests;
(e) by when Government proposes to include these tests in the CGHS lists for the benefit of the pensioners?
(a) & (b): Yes. The Eye specialists refer CGHS beneficiary patients for eye tests to CGHS empanelled private hospitals / eye clinics for getting the prescribed tests done. The beneficiary is at liberty to go to any empanelled centre of his choice for getting the prescribed tests done without any prior permission from Department / CGHS Wellness Centre provided the tests are as per CGHS approved list and for which a CGHS approved rate is available. The list of empanelled hospitals / eye clinics are available at the CGHS website msotransparent.nic.in .