Members of family of IP are entitled to Medical Benefit from the day the Insured Person gets entitled to it. In case IP is disentitled, the family becomes disentitled automatically.
In accordance with the definition of "family" under Section 2(11), only a spouse, "minor children, son upto the age of 21 years receiving education and dependant on the
IP, dependant unmarried daughters, infirm and dependant child and dependant parents are entitled to treatment. Entitlement will cease on the attainment of age of 21 years and on the marriage of the daughter.
For the addition of new born babies in Family Identity Card,
IP has to apply to Branch Office through his employer in the Form 1-B within 15 days of the birth.
In case of death of an IP, his family is entitled to Medical Benefit upto the date IP would have continued to be entitled for the same if he had survived.