Delhi Government fines five top hospitals in a remarkable decision for denying the treatment to poor. The government has fined for INR 700 Crores for unwarranted profits leveled on the hospitals and accused them of denying the treatments to the poor. It was recently aired on Media that the top hospitals in Delhi are constantly and deliberately denying the facilities to the poor. Delhi High Court has now cracked the brutal whip on the hospitals.
The hospitals were given land at a concessional rates by the Government to ensure that the poor shall get the treatment. There are 43 hospitals in Delhi who were established on the same understanding. However, media reports claim that poor patients are thrown out of the hospitals in an apathetic manner.
Delhi Government has been ordered for a monitoring committee by the High Court and that has been already established by the Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi Government. According to the reports of the Delhi Government Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Max Super Speciality Hospital (Saket), Shanti Mukand Hospital, Dharamshila Cancer Hospital and Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute hospitals made profits but denied poor the treatment. Calculations have been made from the date when the hospitals started functioning and the fines have been imposed.
However, other hospitals are also on the radar and whip can be cracked at any time on them. The monitoring team will however report any discrepancies and problem. The Delhi Government
Delhi Government fines hospitals and have warned against stern actions as well.