Medical Bills

  • Karnataka government bends rules to pay minister's Rs 1.16 cr medical bill July 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Housing Minister MH Ambareesh has created a controversy after the state government agreed to reimburse his Rs 1.16 crore medical bill. As per government rules, ministers are reimbursed up to Rs 5 lakh for their medical treatment. But Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah cited "special cases" to clear Ambareesh's...
  • After blast in J&K, victim hit by insurance bombshell August 6, 2012

    Mumbai: As if losing her mother and suffering severe injuries in a mysterious blast in Kashmir wasnt traumatic enough for Neeta Jethwa, the 54yearold was forced to wait around at a private hospital in Mumbai till Saturday evening even after being discharged in the morning, as the third party administrator...
  • Hundreds want to foot Anna's medical bill August 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Hundreds of Anna Hazare supporters have stepped forward to pay the activist's hospital bill if the 74yearold is charged. The help poured in a day after it was reported on Tuesday on the ambiguity over the veteran activist's medical bills for treatment at a Gurgaonbased hospital. The virtual world...
  • Guyana kids held captive at Chennai hospital to be freed June 27, 2009

    Chennai: Ten Guyanese kids who were held captive at a hospital in Chennai for not being able to pay their bills will be released by the hospital on Saturday. We have come to an agreement. We will be clearing the bills in the next six months through fund raising activities....
  • How to avoid paying high medical bills June 16, 2009

    We are all born equal, right? Some of us, it would appear, are first among equals, in a pervertedly lopsided way. If you happen to be unfortunate enough to step into a hospital and fortunate enough to afford a deluxe room, you should know and be prepared to pay much...
  • Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan has no money for bills March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Eightytwoyearold Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is unable to foot his medical bills. The ShahenshaheGhazaal is all set to be discharged from the Aga Khan hospital where he was recovering from a chronic lung infection, but his family is yet to pay the Rs 5 lakh to the private...