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Karnataka govt to fix Covid-19 rates for private hospitals, says Minister

Maybe there will be some variation for Bengaluru, but for the entire state, a uniform rate structure will be fixed," Minister K Sudhakar said.

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The government alone cannot provide treatment. Private and government sectors both will have to join hands and make efforts to control coronavirus," the minister said.

Press Trust of India Bengaluru
Karnataka Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar on Monday said private hospitals would be roped in to treat Covid-19 patients in the state and rates fixed for everything, from testing to treatment.
"...the private hospitals that will treat Covid-19 patients...for them rates will be fixed, it will be uniform across the state.
Maybe there will be some variation for Bengaluru, but for the entire state, a uniform rate structure will be fixed," Sudhakar said.
Speaking to reporters here, he said private nursing homes and corporate hospitals, especially those that have a large number of beds, will have to set up isolation wards and come

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First Published: Jun 15 2020 | 8:37 PM IST

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