Medical Assistance for Heart Surgeries
The President’s Fund grants assistance for deserving patients who have to undergo following Heart Surgeries.
Instructions to Applicants
The financial assistance given by the President Fund is a charity. Please read the instructions and submit the Application Form only if you are a fit person to receive such charity.
If the application form is downloaded from the website, the above documents should be submitted with the application to the President’s Fund.
Step 2: Issue of Application Form - A temporary reference number will be assigned at this stage.
Step 3: Submission of the perfected Application Form
Step 4: The completed application form should be handed over only to the Office of the President’s Fund.
Step 5: On receipt of the Application Form the President’s Fund will call for two separate reports on it from the relevant Divisional Secretary and the Ministry of Health. A copy of the letter calling for the report from the Divisional Secretary too will be sent to the applicant to enable him/her to ensure that the Divisional Secretary sends his report without delay. The Card containing reference number etc., issued by the President’s Fund will also be sent to the applicant together with it.
Step 6: On receipt of the above mentioned two reports, the President’s Fund will process the application and submit it to His Excellency the President for approval.
Step 7: On receipt of approval of His Excellency the President, the applicant will be informed of the fact. A permanent Reference number will be allocated to the patient’s file thereafter. This new number will be used in all future transactions.
Step 8: Following steps should be taken as regards the performance of the Surgical Operation/obtaining of Medical Treatment after receiving the letter approving grant of financial assistance to the patient:
Step 9: The President’s Fund will thereafter issue the Guarantee Letter to the Hospital concerned or the Director of the Institution providing Medical Supplies. (The letter of Guarantee will be issued only after the receipt of approval of His Excellency the President).
Reimbursement of Expenses:
Step 10: If for any reason it became necessary to have the surgical operation performed or Medical Treatment obtained before the issuance of the Guarantee Letter to the hospital, the amount approved for the purpose or the cost incurred which ever is lower, would be reimbursed by the President’s Fund. However, the following are the pre-conditions for such action by the President’s Fund.
Payment will be made on the basis of originals of documents only.
In case it became necessary to perform a surgical operation on a patient as a matter of urgency reimbursement of cost of operation will be considered only if requested within 60 days from the date of discharge from the hospital after surgery/treatment (inclusive of weekends and public holidays)
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