Chief Minister Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme launched on 23.07.2009 as kalaingar Kaappittu Thittam. Now the scheme from January 2022 to 2027 is implemented through United India Insurance Company. The Scheme provides quality health care to the eligible person through and empanelled government and private hospitals and to reduce the financial hardship to the enrolled families and move towards universal health coverage by effectively linking with public health system.
Around 1.37 Crore family covered under CMCHIS (January 2022). Totally 1090 procedures, 8 follow up procedures and 52 diagnostic procedures are covered under CMCHIS in 800 Government 900 Private empanelled hospitals.
The scheme seeks to provide cashless hospitalization specific ailments/procedures the scheme provides coverage upto Rs.5,00,000/- per family, per year on a floater basis for the ailments and procedures covered under the scheme.
List of procedures is available in the website https://www.cmchistn.com/.
A 24-hour call centre has been setup at TNHSP with sufficient man power with toll free helpline number 1800 425 3993. The Toll-free line is competent to answer the query in Tamil.
The Eligibility to avail Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme, is as indicated for the resident of Tamil Nadu by the presents of his/her Name in the family card and whose family annual income is less than Rs.1,20,000/- per annum. (GO(Ms)No.560 Health and Family Welfare (EAP1-1) Department, Dated:16.12.2021)
For being eligible for benefits under the scheme it is sufficient to produce family card (Smart ration card), Aadhar card and income certificate in the prescribed form by the VAO/Revenue Authorities along with the self-declaration of the head of the concerned family. Family includes the eligible member and the members of his/her family as detailed below.
(i) Legal Spouse of the eligible person
(ii) Children of the eligible person
(iii) Defendant parent of the eligible person