Odisha warns private hospitals for not admitting patients from hot spot districts


Bhubaneswar: July 18: Odisha Government has warned the private hospitals of strong action if they deny treatment to patients coming from hotspot districts.

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy has said, there are some instances of some private hospitals denying to extend treatment to the patients coming from hotspot districts, which is completely wrong & illegal.

Chief Secretary tweeted; ‘Patients needing medicare at hospitals/clinics need urgent attention. Instances have come of some private hospitals reluctant in admitting patients from hotspot districts. It’s ethically wrong and illegal. Be informed, Govt.action against wrong doers will be serious..’.

Chief Secretary also asked the people to inform dialing 100 regarding such issues.



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