President of AHNAAP Dr B Narendra Reddy said that the government owed hospitals Rs 650 crore under Arogyasri scheme and Rs 130 crore more under employment health scheme.
The previous TDP government had allowed private practice stating that it was in no position to pay non-practising allowance.
Not only dengue and malaria but also the ailments that require daycare and hospitalisation of patients even for 24 hours are likely to be included in the scheme to benefit more number of people.
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The minister said that he will ensure a mechanism for making payments to hospitals every month. He said he would also take steps for clearance of all arrears.
In a review meeting with Health Secretary K S Jawahar Reddy, ministers, MPs and officials here on Friday, Srinivas said the government has allotted Rs 12,000 crore to the sector in the budget.
The representative pointed out that the minister had promised to take steps to release Rs 200 crore more in September, and added that even this would not be much.
The Chief Minister held a series of review meetings with officials on various subjects, including flood situation in Godavari and Krishna rivers, Rythu Bharosa being the priority.
Foundation stone for medical colleges at Paderu in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Gurazala in Guntur district will be laid either in September or October.
They threatened to withdraw medical services under Aarogyasri from August if the dues are not paid, and asked for the payment package under the scheme to be revised.
The main objective of the committee is to make recommendations to improve the quality of healthcare and to extend Dr YSR Aarogyasri scheme for all.
The Chief Minister formed a committee consisting of experts from the medical field with a mandate to submit a report within 45 days suggesting measures to revamp the medical and health department.
At present, the Aarogyasri scheme provide affordable and accessible health care to below poverty line category persons.