Gipsa Empanelment

What is Gipsa Empanelment?

Gipsa Empanelment is the process of the hospital being registered as a member of a network of public sector insurance companies that provide cashless medical services to policyholders. The network consists of four insurance companies that are authorized by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to offer health insurance services in India. They are:

  • National Insurance Company Ltd.
  • New India Assurance Company Ltd.
  • Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.
  • United India Insurance Company Ltd.
Gipsa Empanelment enables the hospital to offer cashless and hassle-free hospitalization benefits to the insured patients who have a health insurance policy from any of the network members. Gipsa Empanelment also helps the hospital to streamline the claim settlement process and reduce the administrative burden.

How to apply for Gipsa Empanelment?

The hospital can apply for Gipsa Empanelment by following these steps:

  • Fill the application form available at the Gipsa website[^1^][1] or contact the Gipsa representative for the same.
  • Upload or submit the required documents, such as the hospital registration certificate, license, infrastructure details, tariff list, etc.
  • Respond to the queries or clarifications from the Gipsa, if any.
  • Get the hospital inspection done by the Gipsa, if required.
  • Get the final confirmation and agreement from the Gipsa.

The Gipsa may have different criteria and procedures for empanelment, depending on their policies and guidelines. The hospital should check the Gipsa website or contact the Gipsa representative for more details.

Major benefits of Gipsa Empanelment
  • Increased patient footfall and revenue, as the hospital can cater to a large number of insured patients from various public sector insurance companies.
  • Improved patient satisfaction and loyalty, as the hospital can provide cashless and hassle-free hospitalization benefits to the insured patients.
  • Reduced claim rejection and delay, as the hospital can coordinate with the Gipsa for the pre-authorization and claim settlement process.
  • Enhanced reputation and competitiveness, as the hospital can be recognized as a quality and reliable health care provider by the Gipsa and the insurance companies.