The Yavatmal District Collector has issued notices to six Covid hospitals for charging extra bills from patients.
Yavatmal: The Yavatmal District Collector has directed six Covid hospitals to submit replies within 48 hours after issuing notices to the patients for charging extra bills. The district administration has appointed an auditor in the private Kovid hospital after receiving complaints of arbitrary bills from patients admitted to the hospital. These auditors examined the bills and submitted a report to the district administration. (Extra bill: Notice to 6 Covid hospitals in Yavatmal)
The district administration has issued notices to Dhawane Hospital, Yavatmal Covid Care Center, Ujwane Hospital, Criticare Hospital, Rathod Intensive Care Unit and Mahalakshmi Multispeciality Hospital. If the hospital’s reply is not satisfactory, the administration has informed that further action will be taken regarding the recovery.
Determining the number of patients admitted daily in private Covid hospitals by auditors appointed by the administration, keeping up to date with the number of beds available in the hospital, active patients, positive patients, discharged patients, verifying whether coronation patients are charged or not If no charge is levied, the charge will be fixed by checking the overall bill.
Ensuring that no coronary patients are discharged without checking their payments at the hospital, redressal of grievances of coronary patients or their relatives in case of overcharging, and submission of report to the district administration from time to time.