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Coronavirus positive Hyderabad doctor charged around Rs 1.5 lakh at private hospital despite price-cap
The Indian Express
Adoctor in Hyderabad was allegedly charged around 1.5 lakh for 30-hour hospital stay, putting a question mark on government's price-cap on coronavirus treatment at private hospitals.,Dr Sultana, who is Duty Medical Officer (DMO) at government-run Fever Hospital in Hyderabad, is now the new victim of the private hospital in the city. ,Dr Sultana was tested positive for the novel coronavirus on June 24 and after that, she was home quarantined. ,On July 2, she suffered a minor breathing issue and got herself admitted to a private hospital. ,To her shock, she was charged around Rs 1.5 lakh for 30-hour stay at the hospital.
The Indian Express
“Pay Rs 2,500 and you will get a negative report for Covid-19 test that will bear the seal of one of the two government hospitals in Meerut. The report has a validity of 14 days.” : This is what a private hospital in the town has been promising people in a video that went viral on social media, after which an FIR was registered against the hospital management. The facility has also been sealed and the District Magistrate on Saturday recommended that its licence be cancelled.