- State Government renewed the rent.
- The High Court allowed the new rate.
- The decision follows criticism from the High Court.
General ward in hospitals with less than 100 beds without NABH accreditation will have to pay Rs 2910, Rs 2724 for a two-bed room and Rs 3174 for a two-bed AC room. A private room will be charged Rs 3703 while a private room with AC facility will be charged Rs 5290.
Hospitals with between 100 and 300 beds without NABH accreditation should be paid Rs 2910 per general ward and Rs 3678 per two bed room. A two-bed room with AC facility can be charged at Rs 4285 and a private room with AC at Rs 7142. The order also says that a private room without AC facility will be charged only Rs 4999.
Rooms with AC facilities in hospitals above 300 beds will be charged up to Rs 9710. The state government’s order that room rates be set by private hospitals was controversial. The High Court also criticized the government’s stance. After this, the government came to the scene by fixing the rent of the rooms. The High Court had earlier taken a stern stance on the treatment rates charged by private hospitals.
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