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UP govt to provide free treatment to patients in emergency care for 48 hrs

The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday announced free treatment to patients in emergency care for 48 hours.

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his official residence here.

The meeting was attended by Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh, Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar, Principal Secretary (Health) L P Singh and other senior officials of the department.

“In view of the Surgical Strike Day on September 29, the UP government has decided to provide free treatment to patients admitted in emergency care for 48 hours,” a statement issued after the meeting said.

The statement said that all district hospitals have been asked to make arrangements for providing medicines which will be provided from the state treasury.

It said that all medical colleges in UP have also been asked to ensure that patients admitted there are provided medicines from their own funds till such time as the state government provides medicines from its treasury.

The Uttar Pradesh government will provide free treatment to patients in emergency care for 48 hours, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Tuesday.

“The state health department has been directed to provide free treatment to patients in emergency care for 48 hours,” he said in a tweet.

The BJP government had earlier announced that it would provide free treatment to all poor and vulnerable families of the state.

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide free treatment to patients in emergency care for 48 hours.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the state-level committee for rationalisation of expenditure on medical services, chaired by Chief Secretary Anup Chandra Pandey here today.

“The chief secretary directed all the heads of the medical colleges to ensure that there is no delay in providing treatment to patients in emergency care,” an official spokesman said.

He said that the government has also decided to implement the scheme from March 1.

Pandey also directed that bills be issued only after proper diagnosis, he said.

Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide free treatment to patients in emergency care for 48 hours.

The decision was taken by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during an administrative review meeting in Lucknow on Saturday.

“The chief minister directed officials to ensure that all patients get proper treatment at government hospitals,” an official release said.

Accordingly, the medical superintendent of any hospital or medical college will be required to provide emergency care to patients till 2 pm on the second working day after attending the emergency ward of a particular hospital or medical college.

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide free treatment to the patients in emergency care for 48 hours at the state-run hospitals.

The government has also decided that the expenses of treatment would be recovered from the family members of the patient after 48 hours.

“In case a patient is admitted for more than 48 hours, we will recover the expenses from his relatives,” said Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon.

The minister further said that if a patient dies during treatment then fees would not be recovered from their family members.

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