Directive from Supreme Court to Private Hospitals for Free Treatment of Poor

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 27, 2011 at 11:30 PM Indian Health News
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In a move which will prove beneficial to the needy, the Supreme Court of India has issued a directive to private hospitals in Delhi to offer free healthcare services to the poor by allocating 10% of their in-patient capacity and 25% of their out-patient department in the hospitals.
 Directive from Supreme Court to Private Hospitals for Free Treatment of Poor
Directive from Supreme Court to Private Hospitals for Free Treatment of Poor

The Delhi government is awaiting a plan from the 2 7private hospitals in the city. The government hopes to have a proper scheme in place which will enable free treatment to poor patients at 10 percent of the hospital bed-strength.



Source: Medindia

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