Karnataka government caps decides to cap price of CT scan and digital X-ray

Digital X-Ray

The Karnataka government Friday decided to cap rates of CT scan and digital X-ray in private hospitals in the state, as the demand for the same in diagnosing Covid-19 has been on the rise in the recent days.

“Since CT-Scan or X-Ray is becoming increasingly necessary to detect Covid-19 infection, Government has decided to cap the price of CT-Scan and Digital X-Ray in private hospitals and labs at ₹1,500 and ₹250 respectively (sic),” Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar tweeted.

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