High Cost Medical Aid (HCMA)
To support the economically weaker sections who require health care thus enabling them to live healthy life.
Not only dialysis cases but others such as heart, hip replacement, burn cases, cochlear implant cases are also supported.
Medical aid is provided to persons suffering from Cardiac, Renal and Orthopaedic ailments (excluding Cancer), Burn and Accident cases. The aid is provided only to cases that are being treated at Hospitals run by the Municipal Corporation or the State Government.
Each year MESCO provide assistance to about 210 patients for major operation and treatment cases
General Medical Aid (GMA)
To provide financial aid for short term medical treatments, diagnostic tests, prosthesis for medicines and minor surgeries
Patients in need of short term medical treatment, cataract and other minor surgeries, pathological investigation, calipers, MRI, CT Scan etc. are assisted for the same.
USP of MESCO is the impeccable and highly dedicated counselling to all the cases, which is practiced on a one-on-one basis to make sure individual attention, is provided to each case. It creates hope and allows the patient an avenue to discuss the feelings that he/she is going through.
Each year MESCO provides assistance to about 230 patients for general medicine supply and small surgery and treatment
6 Months Dialysis Support: Selection of cases to be supported is based on a transparent selection process (lottery system), followed by a thorough investigation and finalization through a rating scale to make sure the most deserving cases are provided the aid.
Sustained Dialysis Support: Life time dialysis and injection support to 26 highly deserving cases is being provided under this scheme. A vacancy (if any) is filled with a case from the waiting list to keep a consistency in the total number of patients to be supported.
Dialysis Injection: The patients enrolled under the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana (RGJAY) scheme for dialysis are provided by Injection support through this scheme.
MESCO's ROLE: IN THE WORDS OF THE BENEFICIARY