Private hospital can take up to Rs 250 for a single dose of Corona vaccine: sources
The state and union territories have been asked to inform private hospitals set up for vaccine program in this regard. Private Hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose from a person.
Pune: The government has taken a big decision regarding the prices of Coronavirus Vaccine against Covid-19. In private hospitals, you can take up to 250 rupees for every dose per person. Reliable sources of the government have given this information on Saturday. The state and union territories have been asked to inform the private hospitals set up for the vaccine program in this regard.
Sources said that private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose from a person. Maharashtra Health Secretary, Dr. Pradeep Vyas, said that information about the service charge was given in the training headed by the CEO of the National Health Authority and the Union Health Secretary.
Dr Vyas said "It was reported that the service charge charged from private hospitals working as Covid vaccine centers would be within Rs 100 per dose per person". He told that with this, the hospital will charge Rs 150 per dose per person as the cost of the vaccine. In such a situation, the cost per person per dose to private hospitals will be Rs 250.
Additional Secretary and National Health Mission Director Vandana Gurnani has informed that this system will continue till the next order. States and Union Territories have been asked to give information about vaccine prices. The vaccine program has started in India from 16 January. In the country, two vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin, are currently allowed with emergency use with restrictions.
The second phase of vaccine program is being started in the country from March 1. In the first phase, after the health workers, in the second phase, the elderly are to be vaccinated. The special thing is that in this phase, in addition to the elderly, people between the age of 45-60 will also be involved. Only people suffering from any serious disease will be included in this age group. On Saturday, the Ministry of Health had informed that Covid-19 cases have increased in Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat