Telangana govt caps Covid-19 treatment cost in private hospitals
The Telangana Health Department issued GO 40 capping the treatment cost for Covid-19 patients. Private hospitals can charge a maximum of Rs 4,000 per day for providing treatment in general and isolation wards. Rs 7,500 per day was fixed to corona treatment in ICU and Rs 9,000 for putting the patient on ventilator in the ICU. The GO also fixed prices for PPE kits, digital x-ray, HRCT scan, D-dimer blood test, and IL6. Hospitals should not charge more than Rs 1,995 for CT scan and Rs 1,300 for digital x-ray.