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Haryana to cancel lease of Fortis Gurgaon

Day after Delhi government cancelled the licence of MAX Hospital, Haryana heath minister wrote letter to Urban authority seeking the cancellation of Gurgaon Fortis ‘ land lease.

Hospital have land at concessional rates on the condition that it will provide 20 per cent beds and other health amenities at concessional rates to the poor patients.

The probe panel has found that the hospital was not fully adhering to the terms and conditions which were mentioned in the MoU signed between Haryana government and the hospital authorities.

In another letter to the Medical Council of India (MCI), Haryana government suggested to cancel the membership of Fortis Hospital.

Meanwhile, authorities have already got an FIR drafted against the hospital under Section 304-A of IPC(causing death by negligence), which is likely to be registered at Sushant Lok Police Station, Gurgaon.

The Gurgaon’s Fortis Hospital recently made headlines for charging Rs 16 lakh for a 15-day dengue treatment of a seven-year-old girl, who later died.

The seven-year-old succumbed on the same day, with her parents left with a bill of 15,79,322- that adds up to more than a lakh per day.

BREAK-UP OF THE BILL (Source: indiatoday) This includes documentation fee of Rs 250, consultation fee for a dietitian of Rs 3000, an eye specialist’s fee of Rs 13,200. Two variants of the same medicine were pumped into Adya’s body- one costed around Rs 3000 per vial whereas the other was for Rs 500. Sugar strips which are otherwise priced at Rs 13 per strip, were priced at Rs 200 in the hospital. Over 1500 gloves and 660 syringes were also added into the bill. Even the hospital gown Adya was dressed in was charged at Rs 900

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