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UT administration asks hospital authorities to refund overcharged amount to a COVID patient
Chandigarh, June 22, 2021:
The constituted committee consisting of SDM (South) Satish Jain, HCS, Area Deputy Superintendent of Police, Senior Medical Officer (Health), Drug Inspector (Health) examined the complaint made by one Kunal Soni against a city based hospital, for overcharging of Covid-19 treatment of his father.
The committee found that a sum of Rs 2,78,000/- was overcharged in the bill amounting of Rs 3,69,000/- by the hospital. It has found that the actual amount of the bill is Rs 91,000/- approximately.
The committee directed to the hospital authorities to refund the said overcharged amount to the complainant within three days.