New Delhi: NDMC extended its Cashless Medical Facility for treatment of COVID-19 to its employees. In order to provide better and timely treatment to its employees in the hotels attached with empanelled hospitals, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has decided that the empanelled hospitals shall provide the same facility to the beneficiaries of NDMC on cashless basis for treatment of COVID-19 patients as per terms and conditions.
Government of NCT Delhi has already augmented COVID-19 Hospital facility by 1000 beds attachment with nearby hotels for converting them into a standard Covid Hospital wherein the medical services shall be provided by the attached identified COVID-19 private hospitals.
NDMC have three empanelled hospitals attached with nearby hotels like Batra Hospital and Research Centre with Hotel Crown Plaza-Okhala Phase-I, Dr.B.L.Kapoor Memorial Hospital with Hotel Siddharth-Rajendra Place and Max Smart Super Specialty Hospital with Hotel Sheraton-Saket District Centre, New Delhi.
The attached private hospital shall admit COVID-19 positive patients in their extended COVID Hospital (Hotel) as per the patient’s medical condition and in case such patients turn into severe at any point of time during their stay in the hotel, he/she shall be transferred/admitted in the attached private hospital at its schedule rates.
The attached private hospitals are required to provide sufficient manpower, oxygen supply, consumable items, medicines and equipment in the extended Covid Hospitals in case there is a rapid deterioration in the clinical condition of the patient.
These hotels shall provide regular hotel services including rooms, housekeeping, disinfection & food for the patients etc at a price not greater than Rs 5000/ – for Five star Hotel and Rs 4000/- Four/Three star hotel per day per person.
The linked hospital shall be paid an amount, not greater than Rs 5000/- per patient per day for their medical services to COVID-19 patients inclusive of all consumables, services of doctors, nurses, paramedical staff and nursing staff etc as per the norms.
However, Investigation charges, if any, shall be charged by the linked hospital as per their scheduled rates and for oxygen support the linked hospital is allowed to charge at the hotel @ Rs. 2000/- per bed per day basis. The medical services provided by the attached hospital at their facility shall be charged at their respective schedule rates.
All charges shall be collected by the linked Hospital and the linked hospital shall make payment to the hotel etc. Further, the linked hospital may accommodate their doctors and staff at the hotel at their own expense, if required.