Cracking the whip on the private hospitals which have been looting the corona patients under the mask of intensive care, Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday cancelled the permissions of a few well-noted COVID care centres.
In a move passing a strong warning to other private hospitals charging more than what was stipulated by the State government for Covid-19 treatment, the AP government revoked the licences of five COVID case centres in Vijayawada.
Followed by numerous complaints from the patients about overcharging against the norms, authorities have cancelled corona treatment license of the below Centres:
1. Swarna Heights acquired by Ramesh Hospitals
2. Hotel Akshaya acquired by Dr Lakshmi Nursing Home
3. Hotel Aira acquired by Indo British Hospital
4. Sun City acquired by NRI Healing Hands & Andhra Hospitals
5. Krishna Marg
It was learnt that the Chief Minister instructed the district collectors to pay special attention to this matter and constitute mandal-level committees with 3-5 members for inspecting both government and private COVID hospitals to ensure that safety protocols are followed.