Important Announcement:

Healthcare Organizations (Private hospitals, eye hospitals/ centres, dental clinics, diagnostic laboratories, Imaging centres and physiotherapy centres) are required to apply to QCI-NABH for processing of the CGHS and ECHS applications only through the online portal, www.ece.nabh.co

Applications for inspections for the purpose of empanelment of CGHS and ECHS in the physical form shall not be accepted by QCI-NABH with effect from 15th November 2022.





NABH Notification for CGHS Empanelment


Empanelment Programme ECHS




Introduction:National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH-QCI) has been entrusted with the task of assessing hospitals as per set criteria for empanelment of Hospitals with Ex Service Men Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS).

About Schemes

Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS):
It has been established to provide quality Medicare to Armed Forces Veterans (AFV) and their dependents through a network of ECHS Polyclinics, service medical facilities and civil empanelled / government hospitals spread across the country.


ECHS in order to ensure quality Healthcare services to all its beneficiaries has gone into MoU with Quality Council of India (QCI) for assessment of Hospitals on behalf of ECHS for empanelment. NABH-QCI empanelment program based on the application format specified for empanelment under and Based on the assessment, NABH-QCI will submit its recommendations to the ECHS and also display on website at www.nabh.co

How to apply for ECHS empanelment?
Completely filled application form along with covering letter by the HCO on their letter head to be submitted to NABH office. (Hard copy only)

How much is the Fees?

Fee structure depends on the type of facility and bed strength which can be viewed in the application form itself in the website.



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