Every member of a family whose annual family income is less than Rs.72,000/- as certified by Village Administrative Officer and such other person who may be declared to be eligible for coverage under the "Chief Minister's Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme" by the Government will be "Eligible Persons" under the Scheme.
"Family" includes the eligible member, and the members of his or her family as detailed below:
i. Legal spouse of the eligible person;
ii. Children of the eligible person till they get employed or married or attain the age of 25 years, whichever is earlier, and who are dependent on the eligible person;
iii. Dependent parents of the eligible person.
Provided that if any person, in any of the categories at (i), (ii) or (iii) above, finds place in the family ration card, then it shall be presumed that the person is member of the family, and no further confirmation would be required.
If any member of the family of an eligible person is eligible to have his/her name included in the family of an another eligible person, he/she would be eligible to have his/her name included in one health insurance identity card only and claim assistance under one card only.
Once the Children of the family head
- gets employed or
- married or
- attains the age of 25 years, whichever is earlier should obtain fresh smart cards after establishing the eligibility with the proof of the coverage in the Family Ration Card and the Smart Card as well as the Income Certificate from the VAO.
The new enrolment and issue of cards will be through district kiosk established by the insurance company at the District Collectorate.