From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network
Bengaluru, May 7: As CT scan or X-Ray is becoming increasingly necessary to detect Covid-19 infection, the state government has decided to cap the price of CT scan and digital X-Ray in private hospitals and labs at Rs 1,500 and Rs 250 respectively.
"We have received complaints that some hospitals and labs are exploiting people by charging high prices. To check this government has decided to cap prices of CT scan and X-ray at private hospitals and labs,’’ health and family welfare minister Dr K Sudhakar have announced in Bengaluru on Friday.
He said strict action will be taken against hospitals and labs which violate rules and charge high prices.
The state government hospitals are providing CT Scan and X-ray facility free of cost, he said adding: "People should utilise these government facilities.’’