He waited for the patient’s bystander to leave the room and then took 20 sovereigns of gold ornaments and cash amounting to Rs 8,000 from the patient’s purse, before fleeing the scene.
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana was urged by lawyer Sachin Jain that the plea needed listing for the hearing.
The chairman directed the hospital to return the excess fee to Susila within a week, and based on the directions the hospital returned the amount to Susila recently.
The Director of Health had given September 1 as the deadline for the same.
An RTI activist has filed a complaint against a private hospital’s medical superintendent accusing him of forging his signature.
The committee, whose suggestions were presented in the National Council for Clinical Establishments recently, has also recommended converting one third of all hospital beds into oxygen-supported beds.
Ernakulam, with a high population density and home to a large number of migrants, is striving to vaccinate maximum number of people soon
Private hospitals made to refund `1.83 crore to patients across State for overcharging
A private hospital in the city has returned `4.47 lakh that was excessively charged from a Covid patient early this year.
The drag has come at a time when the government has planned a month-long vaccination drive in a bid to reopen schools and shops and address the livelihood issues.
Amid a debate to reopen the schools across India, the Union health ministry has sought the support of private hospitals in vaccinating teachers free of cost under the CSR initiative.
Home collection of sample, testing to cost Rs 700; charge for RAT fixed at Rs 300
The government has also issued a list of authorised agencies that can install the plant.
Private hospitals are irked with the frequent change of policies for the procurement of Covid vaccines.
To take up issue with Centre again; 43L doses allocated to private hospitals, but only 5,24,347 have been used