Goa Government has launched Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), a health insurance scheme on Goa Statehood Day. The scheme will benefit people residing in the state for 5 and more years.
Goa is the first state to have a health insurance scheme which will benefit all residents of the state irrespective of their financial status. Any person residing in Goa for 5 and more years can enroll into the scheme.
Under the Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana (DDSSY), a family of up to 3 members will be provided an insurance cover of Rs. 2.5 Lakh while the family of 4 or more members will be provided a cover of 4 Lakh.
The annual installment of the insurance premium which is Rs. 3,206 per family will be paid by the Government to the insurance company.
Coverage under Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana
The scheme will be applicable in all Government and private hospitals across the state. DDSSY will cover 447 types of investigations and related surgeries.
The insurance policy will cover treatment, investigations and medications for about 276 types of diseases in the government hospitals. Hospitalization for treatment of 147 diseases in the private hospitals is also covered under the health insurance scheme.
The policy will cover hospitalization, medication as well as the cost of surgeries in government and empaneled private hospitals.
If the expenses go beyond the cover limits under the insurance scheme, which is applicable in all hospitals, government as well as private, the patient will have to take the further treatment in a government hospital.
List of Documents Required for Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana Enrollment
Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana or DDSSY is a health insurance scheme launched by the Goa state government to provide affordable health insurance cover to entire population of the state.
However, the residents of the state who are residing there for five or more years are eligible to apply for the scheme.
The registrations for DDSSY are open and the interested applicants can apply for the scheme by going to any of the designate centers along with the required documents.
Self attested photocopies of original documents are required to be attached along with the forms.
Aadhaar Card / Enrollment Acknowledgement Slip of every family member above age of 5 years.
(Compulsory)* Residence Proof of eligible person. (All Documents issued minimum 5 years ago)
PassportResidence Certificate (5 years residence in Goa State)
Ration card to define a family.
NOTE : For Aadhaar card, compulsorily submit xerox of original. Do Not submit xerox of xerox.
In case ration card is not available enclose all the below mentioned documents:
For spouse – Marriage Certificate of the eligible person.
For dependent child – Birth / School leaving certificate.
For dependent parents – Declaration stating Parent(s) / In-Laws are not employed.
For OBC of non creamy layer – Caste certificate issued by Deputy Collector along with Income Certificate showing income less than 6 lakhs per annum.
For SC/ST – Caste Certificate issued by Directorate of Tribal Welfare/Deputy Collector.
For Differently abled eligible person – Disability certificate issued by Medical Board.
How to Enroll into Deen Dayal Swasthya Seva Yojana
The state government has setup 17 centers across the state for registration and issuance of health insurance cards to the beneficiaries.
List of DDSSY Centers for Registration
|1||North Goa||Bardez||North Goa District Hospital, Mapusa|
|2||North Goa||Bardez||Primary Health Center, Candolim|
|3||North Goa||Bicholim||Pimary Health Center,Sanquelim|
|4||North Goa||Bicholim||Primary Health Centre, Bicholim|
|5||North Goa||Pernem||Community Health Center ,Tuem|
|6||North Goa||Sattari||Primary Health Center ,Valpoi|
|7||North Goa||Tiswadi||Yatri Niwas GMC bambolim|
|8||North Goa||Tiswadi||Urban Health Centre, Near Department of Social Welfare, Panaji|
|9||South Goa||Cancona||Primary Health Center, Chavdi|
|10||South Goa||Dharbandora||Primary Health Center, Usgao-Tisk|
|11||South Goa||Mormugao||Cottage Hospital, Chicalim, Vasco|
|12||South Goa||Ponda||Sub District Hospital, Ponda|
|13||South Goa||Quepem||Primary Health Center, Quepem|
|14||South Goa||Quepem||Primary Health Centre, Curchorem, Quepem|
|15||South Goa||Salcete||Urban Health Center, Opposite Hospicio Hospital, Margao|
|16||South Goa||Salcete||Collectorate South Goa, Matanhy Saldanha Administrative Complex, Margao|
|17||South Goa||Sanguem||Primary Health Center, Sanguem|