Wednesday, 3 August, 2005

Before All Else, Treat

As a follow-up to this post of Dilip's, Annie has a useful post here about a National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission judgement regarding the treatment of patients in emergencies. True, this judgement was issued in a different context, where the patient was an accident victim and the hospital, which was a private institution, insisted on an upfront deposit despite the production of the victim's Mediclaim policy - but, as Annie says, it may be useful to keep in mind in case there are cases of hospitals turning away patients or delaying their treatment citing administrative or bureaucratic reasons.

No comments:

Post a Comment