New Delhi, Dec 28: Life saving and emergency drugs, including crystalloids, as well as investigation and diagnostic procedures are being provided free to all patients attending the casualty in AIIMS hospital.
Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare) Ashwini Kumar Choubey said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha here that as regards hospitalised in patients, all medicines & surgical consumables are provided free of cost in case of BPL patients, for the duration they are admitted.
The poor patients who do not hold a valid BPL card are also provided all medicines & surgical consumables required for their treatment from the hospital without any charges on case to case basis, on recommendation of treating doctors and as ascertained by the Medical Social Service Officers.
All diagnostic and therapeutic facilities are being provided to the entitled patients as per the approved packages under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana), he added. (UNI)