Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar

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Bangalore: A Bill of 9 Lakh Given for a COVID-19 Suspect

Columbia Asia Hospital, Bangalore charged an exorbitant amount of 9 lakhs for a 10 day treatment for a suspected COVID-19 patient. After the bill went viral, Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said that strict action will be taken against private hospitals that charge more. He even said that there are fixed rates for both cash-paying patients who go directly to government referred and private hospitals too.

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 06:34 PM / by Vaishnavi Venkatesh

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