PRESIDENT'S FUND 
Financial assistance approved by the President's Fund 
 for medical treatment/surgery  
  APPROVED AMOUNT 
Type of Surgery/Treatment  Gross Estimate  Govt. Hospitals SJGH Private Hospitals Foreign Hospitals
(Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.)
      HEART SURGERY 
1 Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery (ALCAPA)   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
2 Arterial Switch Operation   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
3 Atrial Septal Defect using Percutaneous Device closure (ASD)   - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
4 Ventricular Septal Defect using Percutaneous Device closure (VSD)   - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
5 Patent Foramen Ovale Device Closure (PFO)    - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
6 For Amplaster device used for ASD    - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
7 Balloon Valvoplasty   50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00
8 Bidirectional Glenn Shunt    140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
9 Blalock Taussing Shunt (BT Shunt)   50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00
10 Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery (CABG)    - 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
11 Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB)   - 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
12 Minimally Invasive Coronary Surgery (MICS)     200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
13 Closure of ASD   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
14 Closure of VSD/Repair of Atrioventricular Canal Defect (AV Canal)   140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
15 Coarctation of Aorta (CoA)   115,000.00 115,000.00 115,000.00 115,000.00
16 Double Outlet Right Ventricle +  Pulmonary Stenosis (DORV + PS)   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
17 Double Valve Replacement   - 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
18 Intra Cardiac Repair    - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
19 Mitral Valvotomy   - 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00
20 Septal Myectomy / Myocardial Resection   -   140,000.00 140,000.00
    APPROVED AMOUNT 
Type of Surgery/Treatment  Gross Estimate  Govt. Hospitals SJGH Private Hospitals Foreign Hospitals
(Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.)
     HEART SURGERY 
21 Pulmonary Artery Band (PA Band)   - 40,000.00 40,000.00 40,000.00
22 Implantation of Permanent Pacemaker Upto            500,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
    Over            500,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
23 Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)   200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
24 Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)   - 40,000.00 40,000.00 40,000.00
25 PDA Closure Device    100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00
26 PTCA & Stenting  ( for the stents) (Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty)   - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
27 Pulmonary Valvoplasty   40,000.00 40,000.00 40,000.00 40,000.00
28 Pulmonary Venous Drainage    - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
29 Repair of Aortic Valve Replacement   - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
30 Repair of Mitral Valve Replacement   - 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
31 Radio Frequency Ablation (RF) - Ventricular tachycardia   - - 75,000.00 75,000.00
32 3D Mapping    - - 150,000.00 150,000.00
33 Repair of "Left or Right" Ventricular Outflow Treat (RVOT)   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
34 Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
35 Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage (TAPVD)   - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
36 Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy (PTMC)   - 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00
37 Multiple Aorto Pulmonary Collaterals Arteries (MAPCAs)    - 140,000.00 140,000.00 140,000.00
             
    APPROVED AMOUNT 
Type of Surgery/Treatment  Gross Estimate  Govt. Hospitals SJGH Private Hospitals Foreign Hospitals
(Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.)
      KIDNEY DISEASE 
  1 Kidney transplantation   200,000.00 300,000.00 400,000.00 400,000.00
  2 Dialysis treatment   - 400,000.00 400,000.00 -
             
      CANCER  
1 Cancer treatment Up to           750,000.00 Half of the Estimated Cost    Half of the Estimated Cost  Half of the
Estimated Cost 
    Over            750,000.00 400,000.00   400,000.00 400,000.00
2 CyberKnife (Radiotherapy)  Up to           750,000.00 Half of the Estimated Cost    Half of the Estimated Cost  Half of the
Estimated Cost 
    Over            750,000.00 400,000.00   400,000.00 400,000.00
      BRAIN SURGERY
1 Brain tumour / Craniotomy/Occipital Meningioma Upto    500,000.00 - 250,000.00 250,000.00 250,000.00
500,001.00 - 1,000,000.00 - 300,000.00 300,000.00 300,000.00
1,000,001.00 - 1,500,000.00 - 350,000.00 350,000.00 350,000.00
Over   1,500,000.00 - 400,000.00 400,000.00 400,000.00
2 Effective Intervention Radiological Management of Arterio-Venous Malformation of Brain (AVM)    300,000.00 300,000.00 300,000.00 300,000.00
3 Effective Intervention Radiological Management of Cerebral Aneurysms (CA)    350,000.00 350,000.00 350,000.00 350,000.00
4 Gamma Knife Radio Surgery (Stereotactic Radio Surgery)   - - 300,000.00 300,000.00
5 Guillain-Barre Syndrome   - - 300,000.00 300,000.00
6 VP Shunt (Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt)   - 150,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00
7 Epilepsy  Surgery   - 300,000.00 300,000.00 300,000.00
8 Titanium Mesh-Cranioplasty Upto               200,000.00 75,000.00 75,000.00 75,000.00 75,000.00
    Over               200,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00
    APPROVED AMOUNT 
Type of Surgery/Treatment  Gross Estimate  Govt. Hospitals SJGH Private Hospitals Foreign Hospitals
(Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.)
     ORTHOPAEDIC IMPLANTS 
1 Total hip Replacement                                                                   (One hip)   100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00
   (Both hips)   200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
2 Total knee Replacement                                                              (One knee)   100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00
  (Both knees)   200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
3 Shoulder/Elbow Replacements                          (One Shoulder/Elbow)   100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00 100,000.00
  (Both Shoulders/Elbows)   200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
             
     SPINAL DISEASE 
1 Scoliosis  (Spinal Cord Deformity)   200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
2 Spinal Cord Compression / Decompression   200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00
     BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT 
1 Bone Marrow Transplantation    (Pre-Tests)  300,000.00 - 500,000.00 500,000.00
2 Stem Cell Transplantation    (Pre-Tests)  300,000.00 - 500,000.00 500,000.00
3 Aplastic Anemia   -   300,000.00 300,000.00
4 Thalassaemia (Infusion Pump)   35,000.00 - - -
     LIVER DISEASE 
1 Liver Transplantation    (Tests & Drugs) 300,000.00   500,000.00 500,000.00
2 Trans-Arterial Chemo-Embolization (TACE) Treatment    200,000.00   200,000.00 200,000.00
     COCHLEAR IMPLANTATION   500,000.00   500,000.00 500,000.00
     ARTIFICIAL LIMB PROSTHESIS    50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00 50,000.00
     EYE SURGERY (ONLY FOR SURGERIES DONE ABROAD)   - - - 100,000.00
    APPROVED AMOUNT 
Type of Surgery/Treatment  Gross Estimate  Govt. Hospitals SJGH Private Hospitals Foreign Hospitals
(Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.) (Rs.)
      SPECIAL PROJECTS  ●●
1 TEACHING HOSPITAL, KARAPITIYA           
  1. Open Heart Surgery  Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  ( More than 50 Surgeries ) Per Surgery  ●●81,000.00 - - -
  2. Brain Surgery (Only for Approved Surgeries) Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  3. Spinal Cord Compression Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  4. Hip/Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Replacements Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
             
2 TEACHING HOSPITAL, KANDY           
  1. Open Heart Surgery  Per Surgery   57,500.00 - - -
  ( More than 50 Surgeries ) Per Surgery  ●●81,000.00 - - -
  2. Brain Surgery (Only for Approved Surgeries) Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  3. Spinal Cord Compression Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  4. Hip/Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Replacements Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
             
3 NATIONAL HOSPITAL OF SRI LANKA (NHSL)          
  1. Open Heart Surgery  Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  2. Brain Surgery (Only for Approved Surgeries) Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  3. Spinal Cord Compression Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  4. Hip/Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Replacements Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
             
4 LADY RIDGEWAY HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN (LRCH)          
  1. Open Heart Surgery  Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  2. Brain Surgery (Only for Approved Surgeries) Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  3. Spinal Cord Compression Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
  4. Hip/Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Replacements Per Surgery  57,500.00 - - -
1.   ●● The surgeries should be performed after the duty hours to be considered for the above special project.
2.   ●● A particular Cardiothoracic Surgeon should perform more than 50 open heart surgeries per month at a  
          Cardiothoracic Unit to be eligible to claim Rs. 81,000/- per surgery.