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Karnataka: Health Department Orders Private Hospital To Return Extra Covid Fees

As per the latest reports, the Karnataka Health department has guided private emergency hospitals to return the extra amount of cash gathered from three Covid patients as treatment charges, sources said on Thursday.

BBMP Special Commissioner Surveyed Private Hospitals 

Paying attention to guidance of BBMP Special Commissioner (Health), a group of authorities visited the emergency hospitals and observed that it has been charging larger amounts of the recommended sum by the government.

The emergency hospitals the executives has been asked not to charge in larger amounts to the government fixed costs as it would be illegal. The groups of Covid patients were additionally educated with regards to the government fixed rate and inquired as to whether they are charged more.

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Dr. Trilokchandra, Special Commissioner for Health has coordinated all wellbeing officials and wellbeing reviewers to take care of objections to cheating right away. He has additionally requested that they make individual visits to the medical hospitals under BBMP ward.

Government Fixed Fees For Covid Patients 

The government has fixed Rs 10,000 for the general ward each day, Rs 12,000 for HDU, ICU without ventilator Rs 15,000, and ICU with ventilator Rs 25,000. The hospitals has gathered Rs 50,816 from Rahul Kumar, Rs 2,788 from Avik Agarwal and Rs 11,967 from Nirupama Kumar. Every one of them was conceded to the overall ward of the emergency hospitals.

Bhagyalakshmi, Yelahanka Zone wellbeing official made an individual visit to the Manipal medical hospitals and gave headings in such manner, sources said.

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Meanwhile, in an unexpected spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in a day, Karnataka on Wednesday recorded 566 new instances of which, Bengaluru alone represented 400, pushing the all outnumber of cases in the state to 7,771.

Bengaluru additionally saw the greatest number of passings because of the infection in the day later it timed four of the six passings. The two others were recorded in Chitradurga and Tumkuru. Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar likewise affirmed that five new instances of Omicron were recorded across the state. Every one of the five patients has a travel history and has been separated, he added.





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