Pharma companies, ambulance drivers in the ambit of ‘cut practice law’

To crack down on the doctors who indulge in cut commission practice the Maharashtra government had decided to form a ‘cut practice law’. In the meeting conducted regarding the ‘cut practice law’, the government has taken an important decision to include all the people related to healthcare in its jurisdiction

Pharma companies, ambulance drivers in the ambit of ‘cut practice law’The jurisdiction of ‘cut practice’ will widen. Pharma companies, ambulance drivers, chemists and all the medical representatives to be included in it. As per the information received from the sources, the state government has decided to change the name of ‘cut practice law’ to ‘Undue Benefits In Healthcare Act’. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr […]

Cut practice law: No ACB investigation against accused doctor

Under the new proposed ‘cut practice law’ the accused doctor will not be investigated by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). The committee which has been founded to form a law has agreed to the doctor’s demand. But, the state is yet to take a final decision on the demand to lower the punishment from existing 5 years to 1 year in the proposed law

Cut practice law: No ACB investigation against accused doctorThe accused doctor will not be investigated by the anti-corruption bureau. If the investigation committee’s prima-facie finds the truth in the allegation then, the local police will conduct the investigation. The high power committee which was constituted by Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan to form a ‘cut practice law’ in Maharashtra has accepted the doctor’s […]

Highlights of 2017: Health news web portal My Medical Mantra’s journey

To keep people updated about the healthcare sector. India’s leading health news web portal My Medical Mantra, has carved a niche audience with its efforts, timely reporting of the news, campaigns, medical breakthroughs and fitness and diet mantras. With an aim to pave the way for long term well-being, the portal helps in spreading, promoting and encouraging a healthy living

Highlights of 2017: Health news web portal My Medical Mantra’s journeyMy Medical Mantra is a medical news portal which aims at bringing the latest news, interesting developments and intriguing facts from the medical world in simple words for its readers. On December 4, health news web portal My Medical Mantra completed a year. On the occasion of its first anniversary, The Vice President of India, […]

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2

Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) expressed its disapproval over the current proposed law by the government over cut practice. Further, IMA doctors, across the country, will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the increasing incidents of assaults on the doctors

To protest against the assault on doctors, IMA doctors to fast on October 2On Friday, in a press conference, Pune chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) mentioned that across the country, IMA doctors will be going on a symbolic fast on October 2, to protest against the no-decision of the government to make any concrete laws to address the increasing assaults on the doctors. During the interaction, IMA also […]

Maha to table cut practice law in upcoming winter session, says Girish Mahajan

In order to curb cut practice, the sate government will table cut practice law in upcoming winter session, informed Girish Mahajan, Minister of Medical Education, while speaking exclusively to My Medical Mantra

Maha to table cut practice law in upcoming winter session, says Girish Mahajan  After receiving numerous complaints about cut practice. Maharashtra government is also mulling to come up with a law against the cut practice. A website had allegedly exposed how cut-practice was carried out in a five-star hospital in Mumbai. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Girish Mahajan, Minister of Medical Education said, “The draft regarding the cut-practice […]

Maharashtra to get a State Health Policy soon?

Dr Pravin Shingare, Director of Medical Education, Government of Maharashtra hinted at a plan to soon draft and implement a state health policy for Maharashtra which will run parallel to the National Health Policy (NHP)

Maharashtra to get a State Health Policy soon?At the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held on Wednesday, August 23 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Dr Pravin Shingare, Director of Medical Education and Research, Government of Maharashtra, announced that the department is working on the state health policy that will help in formulating specific and need intensive policy for the state. “We are […]

Jail for doctors involved in cut practice? 

The appointed three-member committee build the framework of proposed law against the cut practice. The committee proposed strict actions against the doctors involved in cut practice. The committee’s recommendation includes an imprisonment up to 5 years or a fine of Rs 50,000 or both

Jail for doctors involved in cut practice? On June 28, 2017, the Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan had appointed a three-member committee in order to build the framework of proposed law against the cut practice. The committee has prepared the primary draft of the law and has recommended strict actions against the doctors who are involved in cut practice. The committee has […]

State committee prepares first draft of law against cut practice in healthcare

The state-appointed three member committee met for the first time on July 8 at directorate of medical education and research (DMER) office in order to take a step forward in formulating law against 'Cut Practice' in healthcare sector. The observations and suggestions of the members and stakeholders have been taken during the meet to prepare first draft of the law

State committee prepares first draft of law against cut practice in healthcareTaking a step forward in formulating law against ‘Cut Practice’ in healthcare sector, the state, on June 28, had appointed a three member committee which met for the first time today (July 8) at directorate of medical education and research (DMER) office. The committee chairman, Pravin Dixit, former Maharashtra Director General, informed My Medical Mantra […]

Cut practice law a step closer, Maha starts drafting framework

State appointed committee has begun collecting opinions from all the related stakeholders. They have also started to build the framework of the law. The state government feels that cut practice has raised a serious question on medical services. People are also losing trust on the medical professionals

Cut practice law a step closer, Maha starts drafting frameworkOn one hand, eminent doctors from the healthcare fraternity have extended their full support and cooperation to Asian Heart Institute, promising to work as a crusaders against the ‘cut practice’, the Maharashtra government, on the other hand, is working ceaselessly to build a framework of the proposed law against cut practice. The three member committee, […]

Doctors lend support to AHI in battle against cut practice corruption

Even though AHI maintains that their initiative is not against the doctors, its aim is to put an end to this corrupt practice. AHI will soon launch a website on doctors who are practicing ethically in the country. Eminent doctors have come together to raise their voice against cut practice and lend support to this campaign

Doctors lend support to AHI in battle against cut practice corruptionA few days after stirring a controversy over the issue of cut practice in the medical fraternity with  a hoarding that read ‘No commission to Doctors’, Dr Ramakanta Panda, vice chairman and managing director of Asian heart institute, the man who initiated this debate, is now being supported by senior and eminent doctors from the […]