Notice to Paras Hospital Panchkula for violation of medical ethics
| Tuesday | 22nd June, 2021
Tribune News ServiceChandigarh June 21The Director General Health Services (DGHS) Haryana has issued a show-cause notice to Paras Hospital Sector 22 Panchkula for violation of “medical ethics” and overcharging a Bathinda resident for Covid treatment.
As per the inquiry committee comprising its chairman Dr Shaleen the hospital overcharged the patient by over Rs1.5 lakh.
The inquiry committee observed that the hospital charged at Rs6000 per day for the High Dependency Unit (HDU) and Rs10000 per day for the ICU.
Also the hospital charged Rs 80000 for doctor visits during the stay of the patient.
Hence Rs43500/- on account of the patient being on a ventilator for more than 8 hours amounts to overcharging by the hospital.”
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