Amid constant strikes from the state High Court and hundreds of complaint from corona patients, seems like the private hospitals in Hyderabad refuse to mend their ways.
In a recent revelation, an unfortunate incident of providing treatment for the dead body and collecting Rs 29 lakhs as treatment charges surfaced was registered at DMHO office, Hyderabad.
Into details, the family of patient Shweta Reddy, who died while undergoing COVID treatment at the local Yashoda hospital lodged a complaint alleging that the hospital authorities deliberately hid the death news and portrayed of providing treatment.
According to the complaint filed, Shweta Reddy of Balsurgonda was admitted to Yashoda hospital previous month for delivery. It was confirmed that the hospital management has asked for a deposit of Rs 2 lakhs before admitting the patient and charged over Rs 29 lakh at various stages of treatment. Finally, the family was informed that she was dead.
Responding to the complaint, Hyderabad District Medical and Health Officer had constituted a two-member inquiry panel to probe into the case. The panel was asked to submit a detailed report in three days while Mujahed Mohiuddin Khadri, president of Telangana State All India Anti-Corruption Committee, as well lodged a complaint with the DMHO office.