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Despite capped prices for COVID treatment, health insurance remains critical


Amit Chhabra 

In an attempt to ease the burden of hefty hospital bills for the treatment of COVID-19, various state governments – Delhi, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Maharashtra – have capped the prices at listed private hospitals. Patients in these states can now get treatment at listed private hospitals at the rate given by the government. As per the directions of these governments, no hospital will be allowed to charge anything extra to patients above the cap. This will be a relief for people reeling under the severe coronavirus outbreak.

Capped Rates Vary State-wise

In Delhi, while hospitals will not be ...


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