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Ayushman Yojana- SHA to take action against hospitals refusing treatment

Friday, 14 May 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Taking note of complaints that many hospitals are refusing treatment under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana, Atal Ayushman Uttarakhand Yojana (AAUY)  and State Government Health Scheme (SGHS) despite being in the panel of these schemes, the chairman of State Health Agency D K Kotia has ordered punitive action against such hospitals.

He directed the director hospital Management of the SHA to initiate action against the hospitals that are refusing treatment under PMJAY, AAUY and SGHS to the beneficiaries and those who are charging money from patients. He said that such hospitals can be removed from the list of panels of these schemes and punitive action under Clinical Establishment Act, Uttarakhand Epidemic Diseases, Covid 19 regulation 2020 and Epidemic Diseases Act 1987 would be taken against them.

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