Wednesday 8 July 2020

Inclusion of certain procedures under Dr YSR Aarogyasri Scheme to treat the cases of Suspected and Confirmed positive COVID –19 cases – Orders

HM & FW Dept. – Inclusion of certain procedures under Dr YSR Aarogyasri 
Scheme to treat the cases of Suspected and Confirmed positive COVID –19 
cases – Orders - Issued. 
G.O.Ms.No.77 Dated.08.07.2020
 Read the following:
1) Circular DrYSRAHCT/P&C/COVID19/DrYSRAS/2020, dt:11.03.2020 
2) G.O.Rt.No.215, Health, Medical & Family Welfare(B2) Dept., 
dt: 24.03.2020. 
3) From the CEO, Dr.YSRAHCT, Guntur, Lr.No.DrYSRAHCT/COVID-
4) G.O.Ms.51, Health Medical & Family Welfare (I.1) Dept., dt: 
5) Circular No. DrYSRAHCT/COVID-19/1365-NP/2020, dt:10.04.2020 
6) From the CEO., Dr. YSR AHCT, Guntur e-file No.YSRAS-21023/1/2020 
EHS-YSRAS, Dt:24.06.2020. 
The World Health Organisation has declared the COVID -19 as Pandemic and the Government of Andhra Pradesh has taken measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and have notified the list of designated Government and Private hospitals for treatment of COVID -19 patients completely at Free of cost. Considering the wide spread of COVID – 19 in the State, the Government vide G.O.4th read above, issued orders including the 
15 COVID – 19 procedures under Dr YSR Aarogyasri Scheme and accordingly, the CEO., Dr.YSR AHCT has issued guidelines in the circular 5thread above. 

2. Further, in view of the present situation consequent to the incidence of COVID-19 in the State, the Government instructed to start the isolated rooms/ wards / Blocks in all the private hospitals to treat the suspected COVID – 19 cases duly following the safety measures. Further vide G.O. 
2ndread above, the Government issued orders empowering the District Collector & Magistrate to take over the Wards/Rooms/Blocks / entire hospital based on the requirement and for the good faith of the public health. 

3. In view of increase in the no. of COVID -19 cases in the State, it is very much necessary to utilise the services of the Private hospitals to treat the COVID patients and there is urgent need to fix the rates in Private hospital during this pandemic. Accordingly, a Technical Committee was constituted and a meeting was convened on 20.06.2020 under the Chairmanship of the 
Special Chief Secretary, HM&FW department. The Technical Committee has 
suggested the ceiling rates for packages for treatment of COVID -19 in Designated COVID 19 Government Hospitals/Designated COVID -19 Private Hospitals/ Other Hospitals. 


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