Enhanced Healthcare Coverage for Families in Uttarakhand Districts

In a recent development by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), significant changes have been announced regarding healthcare provisions in certain districts of Uttarakhand. According to the Director General, under the powers vested by Regulation 95-A of the Employees’ State Insurance (General) Regulations, 1950, commencing April 1, 2024, the medical benefits outlined in Regulation 95-A will encompass the families of insured individuals. This mandate specifically impacts districts such as Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi within Uttarakhand. This notification was published on June 20, 2024.

This measure marks a significant stride towards enhancing healthcare access for the dependents of insured persons in these regions. It underscores the ESIC’s commitment to broadening the scope of health coverage under existing regulatory frameworks, thereby positively impacting beneficiary families across the designated areas.