Asian Hospital Hands Over Bill Of Rs 18 Lakh To Family Of Woman Who Died During Treatment

Asian Hospital Hands Over Bill Of Rs 18 Lakh To Family Of Woman Who Died During Treatment

We submitted Rs 10-12 Lakh so far. They asked for Rs 18 Lakh: Relatives

By: || Updated: 11 Jan 2018 12:43 PM

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Haryana: In a bizarre case, Faridabad's Asian Hospital handed over a bill of Rs 18 lakh to family members of a pregnant woman, who died after a 22-day treatment.

She was suffering from fever.

Relatives have demand an investigation against hospital administration.

"She had fever but was shifted to ICU. They said she has typhoid & later said she has a perforated intestine. They asked us to submit Rs 3 Lakh for operation & said it'll be done once entire amount is submitted. We submitted Rs 10-12 Lakh so far. They asked for Rs 18 Lakh," said her uncle, reported ANI.

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"She was 32-weeks pregnant & had fever since 8-10 days. We suspected typhoid & began treatment in ICU. Her child couldn't survive. We found she had a perforated intestine. A surgery was done but we couldn't save her," Dr Ramesh Chandna, Chairman Quality & Safety, Asian Hospital.

The incident happened on Monday.

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