State government announces regularized rates for COVID-19 treatment


Daijiworld Media Network - Bengaluru (SD)

Bengaluru, Jul 3: The Karnataka state health department has issued regularized rates for hospitals treating COVID-19 patients in private healthcare facilities.

The health department on its official Twitter account posted the information regarding the treatment charges and mandated it as fixed charges which comprise of the entire treatment package.

As per the rates fixed, patients referred by any public health authorities would be charged the following: General ward - Rs 5,200; HDU - Rs 7,000; Isolation ICU (without ventilator) - Rs 8,500; Isolation ICU (with ventilator) - Rs 10,000.

For the patients admitted to private healthcare providers (PHP's), the charges would be as follows: General ward - Rs 10,000; HDU - Rs 12,000 Isolation ICU (without ventilator) - Rs 15,000; Isolation ICU (with ventilator) - Rs 25,000.

The cost provided above is capped by the health authorities for private healthcare centre to charge COVID-19 patients being treated.

For any queries related to the charges fixed, one can call the toll free health helpline 104 or 080-46848600/66692000 which is available 24/7.

 

  

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  • Rehna, Mangalore

    Sat, Jul 4 2020

    How much is the percentage. Nexus between the govt and private hospitals.

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  • Charles D'Mello, Pangala

    Sat, Jul 4 2020

    During this pandemic our government is trying to make hospitals rich......I do not understand why a general ward bed is costing 5200.....!!!????

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  • H. Almeida., Bendur/Andheri

    Sat, Jul 4 2020

    Covid19 pandemic, has virtually ruined lives of millions of our countrymen... Locals n migrants have lost their daily livelihood, many have become destitutes !! Depression has hit the young n the old.... How on Earth can common citizens, be able to foot the exorbitant medical bills ?? Today a senior citizen died on the streets of Bangaluru city waiting for 3 hours, for an ambulance !! Survival of the fittest is the new dogma.. Rest will all perish !!!!

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  • Linz, Mangalore

    Sat, Jul 4 2020

    The toll free helpline 080 46848600 provides information only to Covid19 victims and does not provide any information or answer to queries from general public and aksed . They only collect personal history of the caller.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Jul 4 2020

    In Mumbai Charitable Organizations are charging Rs. 1,000 per day ( Bed, Food, Doctor, Ventilator) ...

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  • Ronald, Mangalore

    Fri, Jul 3 2020

    Is this per day?

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  • Sanjay, Mangaluru

    Sat, Jul 4 2020

    "ondhu dhinada dara patti " it is mentioned in the picture. too much for poor and middleclass

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  • gratia, mangaluru

    Fri, Jul 3 2020

    kindly make sure

    Is it Govt of Karnataka paying this treatment cost ? as well as Govt. and private hospital ?

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