Suspension of ‘Saket City Hospital, New Delhi’ from the list of CGHS empanelment of Hospitals/Centres
Directorate of Central Government Health Scheme has suspended the ‘Saket City Hospital, New Delhi’ from the list of CGHS empanelled private hospitals owing to number of complaints received regarding deficiency in service, denial of credit facility and over charging etc. After ‘Show Cause Notice’ issued to the Saket City Hospital and the reply is not satisfactory this decision was taken against the Saket City Hospital. OM issued is reproduced below.
Government of India
Directorate General of Central Govt. Health Scheme
Maulana Azad Road, Nirman Bhawan
New Delhi 110 108, dated the 8th April,2015
Subject: Suspension of empanelment of ‘Saket City Hospital, New Delhi’ from the list of Hospitals/Centres empanelled under CGHS – reg.
The undersigned is directed to state that CGHS has empanelled private hospitals in various CGHS covered cities to provide healthcare facilities to its beneficiaries. Empanelment of the private hospitals is done under a contractual agreement between the CGHS and the private hospital on mutually agreed terms and conditions.
2. A number of complaints have been received against Saket City Hospital Saket, New Delhi regarding deficiency in services particularly denial of credit facilities to entitled class of CGHS beneficiaries and overcharging. Thus there is gross violation of the terms and conditions of empanelment as laid down in the ‘Memorandum of Agreement.”
3. A ‘Show Cause Notice’ was issued to Saket City Hospital seeking clarification on the issues raised by the beneficiaries. However, the reply received from Saket City Hospital has not been found satisfactory.
4. It has, therefore been decided to suspend the CGHS empanelment of Saket City Hospital, New Delhi, initially for a period of three months or till further orders w.e.f 16.4.2015. The hospital shall no longer be a part of the list of empanelled hospital/centers for any purposes under CGHS. Patients admitted prior to 16.04.2015, shall continue to be treated at CGHS rates and discharged after due treatment and their bills would be accepted on submission of the proper justification for stay,
[Dr. D.C. Joshi]