Health Insurance: Private hospitals will have to display treatment costs

In a major move aimed at checking unnecessary medical tests and procedures, the health ministry on Sunday said it was working  on a plan to make it mandatory for all private hospitals to declare and display the treatment costs of different diseases.

Jagdish Prasad, director general of health services (DGHS), told TOI that the ministry’s plan would check overbilling and bring in  transparency in the healthcare sector. Read more