The medical department of the Railway takes care of the health of both serving and retired employees.Hospitals with sophisticated equipments and special facilities for treatment of particular illness are identified for expert treatment Homeopathy dispensaries are also available at Railway Hospitals.
Reimbursement of medical expenses
Railway employees and their dependents are eligible for free Medical facilities at Railway hospitals and Health units. In the absence of such Hospitals or Health Units near the place where they fall ill, they are eligible for treatment in Government and Recognized hospitals in exceptional situations.In such cases reimbursement of medical expenses is considered on adequate justification and recommendation of authority medical Attendants and Chief medical Director.
The GM is empowered to reimburse the Medical claim in full when the treatment is taken at Government Hospitals and can consider the reimbursement of medical expenses up to Rs. 50,000/- when the treatment is taken in recognized Hospital or Dispensary run by the Philanthropic organization. The GM is also empowered to consider the reimbursement of Medical expenses up to Rs. 30,000/- when the treatment is taken in Private Hospitals in emergency. All other Medical claims are to be referred to Railway Board.
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