Health Minister's Cancer Patient Fund-CSR

Health Minister's Cancer Patient Fund-CSR
Title of the Scheme Health Minister's Cancer Patient Fund-CSR


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Funding pattern of Scheme

Budgetary provisions are made to fund the RAN Scheme.The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has made available a platform to tap resources available under Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme and to engage with organizations/institutions desirous of contributing financial assistance towards health care under their CSR initiative. Accordingly HMCPF-CSR account has been created.

Beneficiaries & eligibility criteria

Patients suffering from cancer and living below poverty line, as per income criteria prescribed from time to time.

Type of benefits

Financial assistance towards treatment for cancer ailments is provided to the patients having treatment in various Regional Cancer Centres (RCC), as per guidelines as applicable under HMCPF

How to avail benefits

To avail financial assistance under HMCPF, the patient is required to submit :

a) Application form in prescribed pro-forma duly signed by the treating doctor and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent of the Government hospital/institute/Regional Cancer Centre.

b) Copy of the income certificate.

c) Copy of the ration card. Funds upto 50 lakhs are placed at their disposal of the RCCs for providing treatment upto Rs. 2 lakh in each case. Cases involving treatment beyond 2 lakh are referred to Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India for providing funds

Organizations collaborating under HMCPF-CSR

An amount of Rs. 10.42 crores has been received in this account during 2015-16 and 2016-17 from India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL), a Government of India PSU.

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