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What are Medical Attendance Rules?
Employees & family members are entitled to reimbursement for medical attendance and treatment. Serving Central Govt employees residing outside the CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) covered areas shall be covered under Central Services (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1944.
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MCQs on CS Medical Attendance Rules, 1944
1. According to (Medical Attendance) Rules, a Government servant is admitted to a hospital for treatment before retirement but is discharged from the hospital after retirement. Which of the following sentences is correct?
(a)He has to bear his expenses from the retirement benefits that he will get
(b) He will be reimbursed the expenses incurred by him by his office
(c)The controlling officer can decide whether the bills can be reimbursed or not
(d)Special sanction from the Ministry of health is required for reimbursement
2. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, When can a Medical Officer send a Government servant and his family to a private clinic /laboratory for bacteriological or pathological examination?
(a) When it is essential owing to non-availability of such facility at a Government hospital with the consent of the Director of health services
(b) At the request of Government servant
(c) When the Medical Officer feels so
(d) For better result
3. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, Who appoints a private medical practitioner as an AMA?
(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(b) Head of the Department
(c) Medical council
(d) Health Minister of the state
4. What is the period of stay in a hospital termed as average stay for “in-patient” treatment under CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1944?
(a) 2 weeks (b) three weeks (c) Four weeks (d) six weeks
5. Any hospital stays beyond which should be considered as prolonged stay under CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, 1944?
(a) 3 weeks (b) 6 weeks (c) 8 weeks (d) 10 weeks
6. Define the circumstances under which special nursing charges are reimbursed under CS (Medical Attendance) Rules—
(a) When special nursing become essential for the recovery of the disease
(b) For prevention of serious deterioration in the condition of the patient
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) Neither (a) nor (b)
7. What are the age criteria for women undergoing iVF treatment to be eligible for reimbursement under CS (Medical Attendance) Rules?
(a) Between the age of 21 and 29 years
(b) Between the age of 21 and 39 years
(c) Between the age of 30 and 40 years
(d) Between the age of 25 and 45 years
8. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, reimbursement of expenditure incurred on iVF treatment will be allowed for how many cycles?
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5
9. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, when a claim for medical reimbursement is rejected by a Controlling Officer, what is the period within which an appeal is to be made?
(a) 30 days (b) 40 days (c) 45 days (d) 60 days
10. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, what are the maximum number of consultations that are allowed in the AMA’s consulting room for the outpatient treatment of a Government servant?
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) 4
11. What is the maximum number of days allowed for the treatment at the consulting room of the AMA in case the treatment is in an Indian system of Medicines and in homeopathy?
(a)15 days (b) 20 days (c) 25 days (d) 40 days
12. What is the maximum number of injections administered in cases of treatment of non prolonged nature of treatment at the consulting room of the AMA?
(a)10 injections (b) 15 injections (c) 8 injections (d) 6 injections
13. Who is competent to refer a patient to consult a specialist / medical- officer?
(a) Any private doctor (b) Controlling Officer of the patient
(c) AMA of the patient (d) the patient himself can consult a specialist
14. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, What is the frequency at which a Government servant may have his eye-sight tested?
(a) Once in every two years (b) once in every three years
(c) once in every four years (d) Once in every five years
15. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, when can cases of prolonged treatment, not requiring hospitalization be referred to the OPD (outpatient department) of a Government hospital?
(a) When more than four consultations are required within 10 days
(b) When more than four visits are required within 10 days
(c) When more than a course of 15 injections are required to be administered
(d) All the above
16.Charges of treatment for immunizing and prophylactic purposes are refundable for which of the following communicable diseases?
(a) tetanus (b) plague (c) Whooping cough (d) All the above
17.Charges for which of the following treatment is not reimbursable under CS (MA) Rules?
(a) Delirium tremens (b) treatment of sterility
(c) treatment from a private dentist (d) operation for sterilization
18. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, Payment for purchase of artificial appliances is made by the Administrative Authority to —
(a) the Government servant
(b) the specialist, who prescribes the instrument/equipment
(c) to the supplying agency
(d) Any one of the above
19. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, what is the frequency and limit prescribed for reimbursement of the cost of the boot for patients of polio?
(a) once in 3 years for 3 times (b) Once in 3 years for 5 times
(c) once in 5 years for 3 times (d) no limits
20. Who will bear the maintenance cost of artificial appliances of beneficiaries?
(a) Supplying agency (b) Central Government
(c) Beneficiary (d) Any one of the above
21.What is the periodicity for re-issue of motorized wheelchair and tricycle for beneficiaries?
(a) Every year (b) After 2 years
(c) After 3 years (d) After 5 years
22. Which certification is essential for reimbursement of prosthetic components and orthotic joints used in appliances?
(a) BIS(India) (b) BIS / CE (European) (c) BIS (USA) (d) none of the above
23. What is the upper age-limit for reimbursement of sophisticated prosthetic appliances to Government servants and their dependent family members participating in state-level sports activities?
(a) 35 years (b) 40 years (c) 42 years (d) 45 years
24. Which item of expenditure is not admissible for reimbursement under CS (MA) Rules?
(a) CT scan charges
(b) post-operative care of donor of the kidney
(c) charges for surgery for transplantation
(d) cost of contraceptives
25. Which item is not included in the package rate for coronary Bypass surgery treatment taken in a private recognized hospital?
(a) Room rent (b) service charges
(c) Diet and toiletry (d) Anaesthetist’s fee
26. What are the selection criteria for cochlear implant surgery under cs (MA) Rules for a pre-lingually deaf child?
(a) Age group between 1 to 16 years
(b) no retro cochlear lesion or central deafness
(c) no mental retardation
(d) All the above
27. Which of the following documents is/are required for seeking permission/reimbursement for bariatric surgery under CS (MA) Rules?
(a) Recommendation by specialist/surgeon / Government surgeon
(b) BMI report
(c) Report of tests for endocrine disorders and relevant reversible conditions that can cause obesity
(d) All the above
28. What is the age prescribed for an annual medical examination for the Group ‘A’ Officers of Central Civil Services?
(a) 35 years and above (b) 40 years and above
(c) 45 years and above (d) 50 years and above
29. What is the package rate prescribed for the purpose of annual medical examination in respect of men and women officers respectively?
(a) ₹ 2,000 and ₹ 2,200 (b) ₹ 2,200 and ₹ 2,000
(c) ₹ 2,400 and ₹ 2,500 (d) ₹ 3,000 and ₹ 3,500
30. Identify the medical treatment taken abroad which is not eligible for reimbursement under cs (MA) Rules —
(a) Bone Marrow transplant
(b) Complex / high-risk cardiovascular surgery
(c) Complex medical and oncological disorders such as leukaemia
(d) Complicated delivery
31. Who can be a member of the standing committee constituted for purpose of consideration of the application of a central Government servant for taking treatment outside India?
(a) Director-General of health services in the Ministry of health in central Government
(b) Joint secretary in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(c) Director-General of Armed Forces Medical Services
(d) All the above
32. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, when should a bill for reimbursement of medical claim be taken up for condonation?
(a) Bills submitted after 45 days from the date of completion of treatment
(b) Bills submitted after six months from the date of completion of treatment
(c) Bills submitted after two months from the date of completion of treatment
(d) Bills submitted after four months from the date of completion of treatment
33. Who is competent to condone a delay in the submission of medical claims under cs (MA) Rules?
(a) Ministry of health (b) Head of the Department
(c) Joint secretaries (d) All the above
34. What is the financial limit up to which powers are delegated to Heads of Department / Ministry to settle cases of reimbursement of medical claims for treatments obtained in an emergency at a private hospital/nursing home/clinic?
(a) ₹ 2,00,000 (b) ₹ 3,00,000 (c) ₹ 2,50,000 (d) ₹ 4,00,000
35. Who will maintain a register of reimbursement of medical claims of central Government servants?
(a) Head of Office (b) Controlling Officer (c) DDO (d) None of the above
36. What is the limit for the grant of medical advance in respect to outpatient treatment?
(a) Pay last drawn by the Government servant
(b) up to ₹ 10,000
(c) 75% of the estimated cost of treatment
(d) 90% of estimated expenditure if the cost of treatment is more than ₹ 10,000
37. What is the maximum limit for the grant of Medical Advance for inpatient treatment of Major / Minor illness?
(a) 4 months’ pay
(b) 90% of the approved CGHS package rates
(c) Amount recommended by the treating physician
(d) 80% of the estimated cost
38.To whom the advance will be paid on receipt of an estimate from the treating physician / Medical superintendent of the hospital:
(a)The Government servant (b) the treating doctor
(c) the hospital concerned (d) Any one of the above
39. What is the time-limit for the submission of medical bills for settlement of advance?
(a)Forty-five days from the date of discharge from the hospital
(b) one month from the date of discharge from the hospital
(c) two months from the date of discharge from the hospital
(d) three months from the date of discharge from the hospital
40. How are the recoveries of a medical advance granted for OP treatment made from the Government servant when no prolonged treatment is necessary?
(a) in four equal monthly installments from the pay bill
(b) in one lump sum from the pay bill
(c) in future reimbursements of medical bills
(d) Any one of the above convenient to the Government servant
41. Which fee is not eligible for reimbursement in cases of central Government servants suffering from mental diseases?
(a) Reimbursement of diet charges
(b) Reimbursement of attendant charges
(c) Reimbursement of special nursing charges
(d) Reimbursement of capitation fees
42. What are the documents required to be submitted by a ‘certified patient’ for seeking admission to the hospital for Mental Diseases, Ranchi?
(a) Two Medical Certificates, one of which should be from the AMA
(b) A reception order from the Magistrate of the area
(c) A certificate of physical fitness of the patient to undertake travel to a mental hospital
(d) All the above
43. What is the maximum period of TB treatment that is allowed from the date of detection of the disease for the purpose of reimbursement?
(a) 30 months (b) 24 months (c) 16 months (d) 36 months
44. Which family member is not included in the definition of family for reimbursement of medical claims under cs (MA) Rules?
(a) Wife / husband (b) parents (c) Brother aged 23 years (d) stepmother
45. What is the age limit of a son, suffering from permanent disability of any kind (physical or Mental), for reimbursement of medical expenses under cs (MA) Rules?
(a) 18 years (b) 21 years (c) 24 years (d) no age-limit
46. What is the age-limit applicable to the son of a Government servant to claim reimbursement of medical expenses under cs (MA) Rules?
(a) 20 years
(b) 18 years
(c) Till attaining the age of 25 years or starting to earn or getting married, whichever is earlier
(d) no age-limit
47. What is the age limit of a dependent daughter to be eligible for reimbursement of medical claims?
(a) Age up to 18 years
(b) Till she starts earning or gets married, irrespective of the age-limit, whichever is earlier
(c) Age up to 21 years
(d) Age up to 20 years
48. From the following, identify the dependent member who is eligible for reimbursement of medical expenses?
(a)Divorced daughters (b) Widowed daughters
(c) Widowed sisters (d) All the above
49. Which disability does not constitute a permanent disability for the purpose of medical reimbursement?
(a) Renal failure (b) leprosy-cured
(c) Blindness (d) hearing impairment
50. What is the income limit for the dependency of the family members for reimbursement of medical expenses after implementation of the seventh CPC?
(a) ₹ 7,000 plus the amount of DR admissible on the date of consideration of the claim
(b) ₹ 9,000 plus the amount of DR admissible on the date of consideration of the claim
(c) ₹ 3,500 p.m.
(d) ₹ 12,000 p.m.
51. State which of the following sentences is correct for parents of a Government servant to claim medical expenses?
(a) they must reside with the Government servant in the headquarters
(b) they can reside separately other than in the Government servant’s headquarters
(c) they can reside either with the Government servant or with the family members at another station
(d) they can reside anywhere in India
52. When is the declaration regarding the income and the residence of parents to be furnished by the Government servant to the controlling Officer?
(a) Beginning of every calendar year
(b) Once in six months
(c) Every financial year
(d) At the submission of each claim
53. When can a female Government servant give a declaration regarding the inclusion of her parents-in-law for reimbursement of medical expenses?
(a) At the time of joining service (b) immediately after her marriage
(c) one year after the marriage (d) any time after the marriage
54. How many times can a female Government servant change the declaration regarding the inclusion of parents-in-law for reimbursement of medical expenses?
(a) Only once during her entire service
(b) Any number of times during her service
(c) two times in her entire service
(d) once every calendar year
55. What is the percentage fixed for permanent disability for a disabled dependent brother of a Government servant to be eligible for reimbursement of medical claims?
(a) 25% or more of one or more disabilities
(b) 40% or more of one or more disabilities
(c) 30% or more of one or more disabilities
(d) 50% or more of one or more disabilities
56. Which of the following criteria is necessary for a permanently disabled dependent brother to avail of medical facilities under cs (MA) Rules?
(a) he should ordinarily reside with the Government servant
(b) he should be unmarried and wholly-dependent on the Government servant
(c) the income limit for deciding dependency shall be as prescribed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare from time to time
(d) All the above
57. What is the age limit for a male child of a Government servant to take treatment in a recognized Women’s hospital under cs (MA) Rules?
(a) 10 years (b) 15 years (c) 6 years (d) 18 years
58. What is the validity period for the recognition of a private hospital?
(a) 4 years at a time (b)5 years at a time (c)6 years at a time (d) no validity periods
59. Which city is covered under special rules for the purpose of medical attendance and treatment of central Government servants and their families?
(a) Delhi (b) Allahabad (c) Mumbai (d) Kolkata
60. Under Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy, the maximum number of consultations allowed at an interval of 10 days for reimbursement of essential expenditure is :
(a) 6 (b 4 (c) 2 (d) 3
61. Can a Government servant and members of his family claim TA/DA for obtaining appropriate Medical Attendance or treatment?
(a) TA only (b) Both TA and DA (c) not eligible (d) DA only
62. Under what conditions will Government servants be entitled to reimbursement of charges paid for an ambulance used for the conveyance of self/family members for medical treatment?
(a) If it is certified in writing by the Medical Authorities that conveyance of the patient by any other means of conveyance would definitely endanger the life of the patient
(b) if the ambulance used belongs to the Government or local fund or a social service organization such as the Red cross society, etc.
(c) if the ambulance is used within the same city
(d) All the above
63. What is the special railway concession available for a TB / cancer patient who is traveling alone for taking treatment?
(a) Single journey ticket on payment of 1/4th the normal fare due
(b) single journey ticket on payment of 1/2 the normal fare due
(c) single journey ticket on payment of 3/4th the normal fare due
(d) no special concession is available
64. What are the circumstances to justify treatment in private Medical institutions in an emergency under cs (MA) Rules?
(b) serious nature of the disease
(c) The patient was admitted by others when the beneficiary was unconscious
(d) All the above
65. The number of days within which the AMA should prescribe such quantities of medicines as are necessary and sufficient for the treatment of the disease from the commencement of treatment are:
(a) 25 (b) 20 (c) 15 (d) 10
66. Arrange the following sentences in the correct order to enable hassle-free reimbursement for a Government servant—
(i) Whenever you are sick, consult your AMA
(ii) you go to a hospital for admission, inform the AMA about the fact that you are a central Government servant
(iii) Get all bills, receipts, Essentiality Certificate, etc. duly signed by the AMA
(iv) prefer your claims within the time-limit
(a) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv) (b) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
(c) (iv), (iii), (ii), (i) (d) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)
67. As per CS (Medical Attendance), Rules, Consultation of AMA is not necessary if the treatment is for a female family member as an in-patient in:
(a) The government recognized Hospital (b) Government hospital
(c) Recognized Women’s hospital (d) Private hospitals
68. For what purpose should the pay eligibility be taken into consideration for reimbursement of medical expenses under CS (MA) Rules?
(a) For special nursing (b) special attendant
(c) Ayah charges (d) All the above
69. If the treatment is expected to be prolonged requiring many consultations and several injections spread over a period of more than 10 days, the patient should be referred to which Department of a Government hospital?
(a) in-patient Department (b) out-patient Department
(c) ICU Department (d) emergency care Department
70. Which authority is competent to investigate cases of medical reimbursement involving bribery and corruption?
(a) Special police establishment (b) Area sub-inspector of police
(c) Assistant commissioner of police (d) Department Vigilance Officer
71. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, the Form of application for claiming refund of medical expenses incurred for taking treatment from an AMA and a hospital has to be made in
(a) Med. 97 (b) Med. 97-A
(c) A-4 paper (d) Bills with a consolidated sheet
72. Can a Government servant who obtained treatment in a private hospital be shifted to a Government / recognized hospital after the emergency is over?
(a) He should get discharged only when the hospital authorities discharge him from the private hospital
(b) He can choose any hospital for his treatment
(c) Prior approval of the AMA is necessary
(d) He should complete the treatment in the private hospital only
73. As per CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, the charges incurred for any special nursing during in-patient treatment shall be reimbursed to the extent which is in excess of:
(A) 25% of the pay of the employee for the period of special nursing in excess was necessary.
(B) ) 35% of the pay of the employee for the period of special nursing in excess was necessary.
(C) 30 % of the pay of the employee for the period of special nursing in excess was necessary.
(D) 12 % of the pay of the employee for the period of special nursing in excess was necessary.
74. According to CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, who is eligible for concessions under “family’’ of the employee:
(A) Major Brother (B) Permanently disabled brother & Stepmother
(C) Real parents in case of adoption (D) Second wife of the adoptive father
75. According to CS(Medical Attendance) Rules, who is NOT eligible for concessions under “family’’ of the employee:
(A) Judicially separated wife (B) Stepmother
(C) The first wife of adoptive father (D) Brother aged 24 years
76. According to CS (Medical Attendance) Rules, the total number consultations at an interval of 10 days normally is:
(A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 2 (D) 5
77. In case the treatment is had in the Indian system of medicines & in Homeopathy the limit of 10 days treatment at the consulting room of AMA may be increased to:
(A) 20 days (B) 30 days (C) 40 days (D) 50 days
78. In case of serious accidents/illness where a Govt. servant is too ill to apply for a medical advance, who can apply for the same?
(A) Wife (B) Legal heir (C) A or B (D) Head of the office
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