Private Hospitals Can’t Deny Essential Critical Services
Odisha government’s Health and Family Welfare department has issued an order stating that private hospitals and clinics cannot deny essential critical services to patients. All hospitals/ clinics (especially those in private sectors) to remain functional and ensure that anyone needing any essential critical services including dialysis, blood transfusion, chemotherapy and institutional deliveries is not denied such services.
Hospitals can’t deny essential critical services&insist on mandatory #COVID19 test before extending services. Non-compliance will be viewed seriously&action as per provision of law, including cancellation of registration will be initiated: #Odisha H&FW Dept#OdishaFightsCorona pic.twitter.com/8H2xW1NpFH
— OTV (@otvnews) May 2, 2020