|Group Mediclaim health insurance scheme to close on Dec 31, 2018'|
|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Nov 30: Responding to various media reports regarding Group Mediclaim Insurance Scheme, the Finance Department today clarified that the notice for foreclosure of the Insurance Agreement has been served to the insurer with effect from 31 December 2018. "Till the midnight of 31 December 2018, any employee or their family members enrolled in the scheme will continue to receive the benefit of cashless treatment or the reimbursement as the case may be," said a spokesperson of the Finance Department. The spokesperson said if any employee or his/her family member have undergone treatment at their own cost, they may claim reimbursement provided they stand enrolled in the scheme. "There will be no deduction of further premium instalment by the DDOs and order for restoration of Medical Allowance will be issued separately," the spokesperson clarified.