Capt Led Punjab Govt Caped Covid Treatment Rates to ₹10 K

(Chd,Pb) Capt Led Punjab Govt Caped Covid Treatment Rates
After a Covid review Video Conference (VC) meeting rates, finalized for Private Hospitals and Medical Colleges by Dr. K.K. Talwar Committee, cover isolation beds, ICU treatment and hospitalisation charges, per day of admission.
For Moderate Sickness requiring Isolation Beds, including supportive care and oxygen, the rates per day of admission are fixed at: Rs 10,000 for all Private Medical Colleges / NABH Private Hospitals with teaching programme from NBE, Rs 9000 for NABH accredited Hospitals (Including Private Medical Colleges without PG/DNB Course) and Rs. 8000 for Non- NABH accredited Hospitals.
The rates across these categories of hospitals for Severe Sickness (ICU without need for ventilator) have been capped, respectively, at Rs. 15000, Rs. 14000 and Rs 13000, while for Very Severe or Critical patients, these are fixed at Rs 18000, Rs, 16500 and Rs 15000 respectively.
All these rates are inclusive of PPE cost, according to an official spokesperson.
The move comes amid several complaints received by the state government of private hospitals charging exorbitantly for Covid treatment.