The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre and the Delhi government on a plea by a man seeking free treatment at AIIMS for his autoimmune disease which requires surgery costing Rs eight lakhs.
About 10 private hospitals in the national capital have violated norms laid down at the time of allotment of land at concessional rates, the Lok Sabha was told.
In a setback to poor patients, the Delhi High Court Monday exempted city`s four big private hospitals from the "mandatory obligation" to provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.
The Odisha government on Saturday said it would sign agreements with corporate and private hospitals in the state to provide BPL patients free treatment in such medical facilities.
Wooing voters, Mulayam Singh Yadav promised free treatment
for the poor and pension for lawyers.
The Supreme Court Thursday directed private hospitals in the national capital to provide free treatment to poor patients and recover the cost from sponsorship and endowments.
GB Pant Hospital assured the Delhi High Court that it would provide free treatment to an 18-year-old boy.
Hospitals attached to medical
colleges in Karnataka, including private ones, would offer
free treatment, including surgeries, and medicine to patients
on July one, celebrated as doctor`s day.
Widows, aged and disabled
pensioners will now be entitled to free medical treatment
facility in Rajathan.
As part of the Social
Security Mission programme, LDF government has decided to
extend free treatment to patients below 18 years, Kerala
Health Minister P K Sreemathi said today.
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