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Hospital in Dombivli loses licence over excess billing

The civic authorities on Saturday suspended the licence of a hospital and stripped off its Covid-19 tag for alleged lapses and violations in therapy of sufferers in Dombivili city of Maharashtra’s Thane district, an official.

The Kalyan Dombivili Municipal Company (KDMC) had obtained a number of complaints about irregularities at Sri Swami Samartha Multi Speciality Hospital, which had allegedly overcharged sufferers, KDMC PRO Madhuri Phopale stated.

The hospital had been given a show-cause discover for the surplus billing of over Rs 6 lakh, but it surely didn’t reply to the discover, she stated.

The KDMC stripped the hospital of the tag as a Covid- 19 therapy facility and suspended its licence until the time it complies with the civic physique’s orders, the official stated. – TOI