Can COVID-19 patients claim treatment under Ayushman Bharat in private hospitals? Supreme Court seeks to know

The Supreme Court today sought to know whether the Ayushman Bharat Scheme can be extended to cover COVID-19 patients seeking treatment at private hospitals.

(Sachin Jain Petition)

(Sachin Jain vs UOI)

The Apex Court has also sought to know if treatment provided by private hospitals on an 'only cost, no profit' basis would serve the purpose of the plea, which seeks free treatment for COVID-19 in private hospitals.

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