In 2009, the Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) established the "Health Minister's Cancer Patient Fund (HMCPF)" within the RAN. The Revolving Fund, established under the RAN, has been established in 27 Regional Cancer Centres to use the Health Minister's Cancer Patient Fund (RCCs). This measure would secure and expedite financial assistance to deserving patients, as well as help the HMCPF meet its RAN goal. The RCC concerned, on whose disposal the revolving fund has been placed, would process In each of the 27 Regional Cancer Centres (RCCs), a revolving fund has been established, with funding of up to Rs. Fifty lakhs available to them.
RemarksEligibility - The organization will provide financial help to cancer patients who are living below the poverty line. The Financial Assistance is admissible for treatment in 27 Regional Cancer Centre(s) (RCC) only. Central Govt./State Govt. /PSU employees are not eligible for financial assistance from HMCPF. Reimbursement of previously incurred medical expenses is not permitted. Where therapy/facilities for cancer treatment are accessible for free, the HMCPF grant will not be used.