The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has inducted a teleconsultation service with specialist doctors in view of the Coronavirus pandemic to help people from various quarters, including senior citizens.
According to an official release, in order to facilitate consultations with specialists by Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) beneficiaries through virtual mode, the CGHS has started tele-consultation services with effect from August 25.
In the beginning, these services will be available to beneficiaries in Delhi / NCR. The E-services are available between 9:00 am and 12 noon on all working days.
CGHS Teleconsultation services are using the existing E-Sanjeevani platform of the MoHFW. For rest of use, this platform has been linked with the ID of the beneficiaries.