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 […]

‘Cut price has moved from fringes to the core medical practice’

Spurred by the backing of Maharashtra government, the AHI tells My Medical Mantra that will now take bigger steps to end the ‘menace’ of ‘monetary incentive clouding judgement’

‘Cut price has moved from fringes to the core medical practice’Asian Heart Institute (AHI), one of India’s leading heart hospitals, stirred controversy on cut price in medical fraternity earlier this week. The hospital put up hoardings that say – ‘Honest Opinion. No Commission to Doctors’ – at strategic locations across the city, and refused to take them down despite several voices being raised against them. […]

Maha government mulls law on ‘cut practice’ in healthcare

Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Majahan has formed a committee to check the viability of the law against ‘cut practice’ in healthcare in Maharashtra. The committee will review all aspects and submit the report to the government. Padma Bhushan Dr Ramakanta Panda had raised the issue against the ‘cut practice’ in healthcare.

Maha government mulls law on ‘cut practice’ in healthcareIn the first of its kind of initiative in the country, the Maharashtra government has taken a firm step forward to curb the ‘cut practice’ or commission practice in healthcare in the State. In order to put an end to the ‘cut practice’, the Maharashtra government is contemplating to formulate a law. Speaking to My […]