AMC serves notice to private hospital for collecting higher charges from Covid-19 patient

Ahmedabad: Amdavad Municipal Corporation has given notice to city based Sindhu hospital in Kubernagar area for levying higher charges from a Covid-19 patient in response to a complain received from patient’s daughter.

AMC has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with private hospitals under which half the number of beds need to be reserved for Covid-19 patients referred by AMC. The hospitals that have signed MoU are bound to charge only as per the guideline issued by the government. AMC in its initial probe found truth in a complain received from a daughter of Covid-19 patient that Sindhu hospital charged more.