Child Dies Due To Dengue, Hospital Bills Rs 18 Lakh; Minister Asks For Report

In the case of recovery of unaccounted charge from family after the death of a private hospital dengue victim of Gurgaon, Health Minister, JP Nadda has ordered an inquiry. A Twitter user has complained to the Health Minister It is alleged that instead of treating the girl admitted to the hospital for 15 days, she was given a bill of 18 lakhs. Negligence was also done in the treatment. The baby died in the end. These tweets become viral on social media.

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Actually, @DopeFloat tweeted on November 16 from Twitter Handle. “My partner’s 7-year-old daughter was admitted to Fortis Hospital for 15 days for the treatment of dengue. The hospital gave them a bill of 18 lakhs for this. It included 2700 gloves and 660 syringes.

At last, the baby girl died. ” Nadda tweeted on Sunday, “Please send all your information to me at [email protected] We will take all necessary action. ”

What the hospital cleared?

Fortis Hospital, while giving a clarification on the matter, said, “All the standard medical protocols and clinical guidelines have been taken care of in the treatment of the child. The girl with dengue was admitted to a serious condition. Later she became dengue shock syndrome and went away falling platelets. After this, the baby had to be kept on the ventilator supporter for 48 hours.”

Check the government so that it does not happen to anyone: Father

The child’s father, Jayant Singh, lives in Delhi. He told the news agency, “Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon asked us to pay a bill of 16 lakh instead of 15 days of treatment. Even after this the daughter could not be saved. The charges that are correct according to the rules, go for that. I appeal to the investigation in this matter so that nobody else will be disturbed like me. ”

“On medical advice we were going to take daughter from the hospital on September 14, but the baby girl died on the same day.”


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