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Delhi govt designates four new pvt hospitals for Omicron treatment

The government has notified Sir Ganga Ram City Hospital, Max Saket, Fortis Vasant Kunj and Batra Hospital Tughlakabad for the treatment of Omicron on payment basis with immediate effect. With addition of these four private hospitals, now the new Covid variant Omicron will be treated in total five hospitals in Delhi.

Private hospitals can charge up to `250 per dose for Covid vaccine

The Union Health Ministry on Friday had said beneficiaries would be able to self-register in advance by downloading the Co-WIN 2.0 portal and through other IT applications such as Aarogya Setu, which will show the government and private hospitals serving as Covid-19 vaccination centres (CVCs) with date and time of the available schedules.

Healthcare muddle

The panel, which submitted its report to the Rajya Sabha chairman, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu, has sought a sustainable pricing model for private hospitals to ensure that patients are not taken to the cleaners.