Arogya Sri CEO Srikanth has said that stringent action would be taken against all those corporate hospitals that reject the treatment to the patients who are eligible to get free corporate treatment under Arogya Sri. He has also said that so far no cases of hospitals denying treatment under have come to light. In case they come then appropriate action will be taken.
It may be noted that corporate hospitals recently escalated an issue with the government stating that the quota amount of Arogya Sri should be enhanced. Reacting on the same, Srikanth has said that a committee has been set up by the government and all that committee would look into all the issues of corporate hospitals.
Introduced during the regime of YS Rajashekara Reddy, Arogya Sri scheme has saved the lives of scores of people. It even made poor people-who cannot afford corporate treatment-approach private hospitals without a penny in the hand. This is on scheme introduced by Congress party that's being hailed by the public to the core.