Medical Treatment of Deprived Citizens (Bipanna Nagarik Kosh), MoHP

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Medical Treatment of Deprived Citizens (Bipanna Nagarik Kosh), Ministry of Health

Published on: Jan 23, 2018 (Updated: Jan 25 2019)

Medical Treatment of Deprived Citizens (Bipanna Nagarik Kosh), Ministry of Health : Bipanna Nagarik Kosh was started after the Janandolan of 2062 BS. With the country slowly recovering from the decade long armed conflict, this Kosh was established to provide some financial relief to people from difficult and expensive diseases. Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Renal failure, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Head and Spinal injury, Sickle Cell Anaemia and Stroke are covered under this program.

Benefits

Those eligible to claim services under the Bipanna Nagarik Kosh will receive the following:

  1. Each patient will be provided NRs. 1,00,000/- as health care expense including medicines required for disease management
  2. For patients with renal impairment 
  3. Free haemo-dialysis and peritoneal dialysis for 1 year
  4. NRs. 2,00,000/- as kidney transplant expense
  5. NRs. 1,00,000/- in one or more installments as medicine expense for post-transplant management
  6. NRs. 1,00,000 to purchase medicine post kidney transplant is provided as cash grant. All other subsidies are provided directly through hospitals in Nepal.

If a required treatment is not available in Nepal, deprived citizens are eligible to receive up to Rs. 1,00,000 in cash for treatment outside Nepal. A proof of the unavailability of the treatment in Nepal and an approval from Ministry of Health will be required to receive this treatment allowance.

The service provision is not applicable to be repeated for different diseases in the same patient.

Updated Benefits 

Service availability

Services under this programme are available at various health facilities and hospitals recognized and enlisted by the Ministry of Health. The details have been tabulated below:

S.N DISEASE HOSPITALS
1 Cardiovascular disease (Heart)
  1. National Academy of Health Sciences, Bir hospital, Kathmandu
  2. Tribhuwan University, Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu
  3. Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Patan
  4. B.P. Koirala institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  5. Sahid Gangalal N. Heart Centre, Kathmandu
  6. Manmohan Cardio Thoracic, Vascular and Transplant Centre, Kathmandu
  7. Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital, Chitwan
  8. Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar
2. Cancer
  1. National academy of health sciences, Bir hospital, Kathmandu
  2. Tribhuwan University, Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu
  3. Patan Academy of Health Science, Patan
  4. B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan
  5. Maternity Hospital, Kathmandu
  6. Civil Service Hospital, Kathmandu
  7. Kanti Children hospital, Kathmandu
  8. B.P. Koirala Memoriyal Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur
  9. Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital, Chitwan
  10. Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital, Bhaktapur
  11. Cancer Care Nepal, Lalitpur
  12. Nepal Cancer Hospital & research centre
  13. Kathmandu Cancer Center, Tathali, Bhaktapur
3 Renal diseases

(Kidney)

  1. Human Organ Transplant Centre, Bhaktapur
  2. Western  Regional  Hospital, Pokhara
  3. Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital,Birgunj
  4. Koshi Zonal Hospital, Morang
  5. Janakpur Zonal Hospital, Janakpur
  6. Seti Zonal Hospital, Kailali
  7. Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu
  8. Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara
  9. Universal Collegeof Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa
  10. Chitwal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Chitwan
  11. College Of Medical Sciences, Chitwan
  12. Nepaljng Medical College, Banke
  13. Manipal  Medical College, Pokhara
  14. National Kidnye Centre, Banasthali
  15. Birat Medical College, Biratnagar
  16. Dhulikhel Hospital , Kavre
  17. Golden Hospital Private Limited, Biratnagar
  18. B&B Hospital, Lalitpur
  19. Aarogya Health Pratisthan, Lalitpur
  20. National Dyalysis Center, Kathmandu
  21. Birendra Sainik Hospital, Kathmandu
  22. Sumeru Samudayik Hospital, Lalitpur
  23. Alka Hospital, Lalitpur
  24. Charak Memoriyal Hospital Private Limited, Pokhara
  25. Himal Hopsital, Kathmandu
  26. Grande International Hospital, Kathmandu
  27. Vayodha Hospital, Kirtipur
  28. Gautam Buddha Samudayek Heart Hospital, Rupandehi
  29. Siddharatha City Hospital, Butwal
  30. Nepal Swasthye Bikash & Research Sahakari, Biratnagar
  31. Crimshan Hospital, Manigram Rupandehi
  32. Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar
4 Sickle Cell Anaemia
  1. Bheri  Zonal  Hosppital, Banke
  2. Lumbini Zonal  hospital, Butwal
  3. Seti Zonal Hospital, Kailali
  4. Mahakali Zonal Hospital, Kanchanpur Mahakali
  5. District Hospital, Kapilbasthu
  6. District Hospital, Nawalparashi
  7. District Hospital, Bardiya
5,6 Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease
  1. National Academy of Health Sciences, Bir hospital, Kathmandu
  2. Tribhuwan University, Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu
  3. Patan Academy of Health Science, Patan
  4. B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan
  5. Chitwal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Chitwan
  6. Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar
7,8 Head and Spinal Injury
  1. National Academy of Health Sciences, Kathmandu
  2. Tribhuwan University, Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu
  3. Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Patan
  4. B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
  5. Chitwal Medical College, Teaching Hospital, Chitwan
  6. National Trama Center, Kathmandu
  7. Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital, Biratnagar

Please review the updated list of health facilities in guideline attached below

Eligibility criteria

Any citizen who cannot bear the cost of medical treatment for aforementioned diseases is eligible for the services under this programme.

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