Private Hospitals
Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Covid: fleecing claims dog home collection

Govt rate not enough, quality control an issue: Hospitals and diagnostic centres...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Covid patient count at satellite units fall

Reluctance of some insurers and concern over facilities cited among reasons...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.08.20

Relief for non-insurance patients

Private hospitals to offer 10% discount on maximum retail price of medicines and consumables ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.20

Patients can't be evicted, says Bengal panel

A private hospital cannot deny treatment under any situation, whether that person has paid a deposit or not, the panel said...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.20

Covid: insured yet uncovered

The sick have to pay out of their own pockets for articles such as PPE kits, facemasks, gloves and hand-sanitisers...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Covid: hospitals contest panel's deposit logic

Officials of several healthcare units disagreed with Bengal health regulatory commission’s view...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Cashless insurance trap over hospital deposit

Exception for holders of such policies implied: Regulatory commission chairperson...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

‘Licence’ to exact hefty deposit

Hospitals cannot refuse admission if the patient cannot pay the sum immediately, but the money has to be paid within 12 hours...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.20

Swab home collection hit after fee leash

Another reason why some facilities are unble to collect samples from home is because they have tied up with other centres who don’t have big testing facilities...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Fire reported at pvt hospital in South Mumbai

The incident occurred around 11.44 pm on Friday night on the ground floor of Reliance Hospital located at Khetwadi Back Road...
By PTI in Mumbai


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