COVID 19 Corona Treatment Rates in Private Hospitals of Bihar

After getting several complaints of overcharging the COVID-19 patients in the Private Hospitals present in the state, this Thursday i.e. on 20-08-2020, The Bihar Health Department announced and fixes the Treatment Rates of COVID-19 (Corona) patients in the Private Hospitals of Bihar.

The State Health Department has classified these rates in three categories (i.e. Category A, Category B, and Category C) which is further classified seeing whether the hospitals are accredited by NABH or not.

Now, while in the Category A, the state health department has put only one district i.e. Patna, In Category B they put 5 districts named Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, and Purnia. The remaining districts falls in Category C.

COVID-19 Treatment Rates in Private Hospitals of Bihar

Now, In Patna, All the private hospitals accredited by NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers) can charge in between Rs. 10 to 18 thousand per day to treat COVID-19 patients. The non-accredited ones can charge in between Rs. 8 to Rs. 15 thousand per day.

NABH accredited hospitals falls in Category B Districts can charge Rs. 8 to 14.4 thousand per day while the non-accredited ones can charge in between Rs. 6.4 to 10.4 thousand per day.

Last but not the least, NABH accredited hospitals falls in Category C Districts can charge Rs. 6 to 10.8 thousand per day while the non-accredited ones can charge in between Rs. 4.8 to 9 thousand per day.

The variations in the rate depends upon whether the Isolation Bed, Supportive Care, Oxygen, ICU (with and without ventilator) has been provided to the patient or not. However, In all the above rate, the cost of PPE kit is included.

Sanjay Likes to write about Blog and Stuff. A Native to Muzaffarpur. In the meantime he like to try different recipes.

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