Medical clinics should show diagrams demonstrating Covid-19 test costs, says HC

The High Court today guided the public authority to show outlines indicating costs of tests for Covid-19 patients at principle entryways, everything being equal, facilities and analytic focuses the nation over in seven days. 

As per the changed diagram arranged by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Tk 500 has been fixed for CBC test, Tk 600 for CRP test, Tk 1,000 for LFT test, Tk 800 for S. Creatimr test, Tk 1,000 for S. Electrolgle test, Tk 1,500 for D.Dimer test, Tk 1,200 for S. Ferrition test, Tk 2,000 for S. Procalcitonin test, Tk 6,000 for CT Scan-Chest test, Tk 400 for Chst x-beam Analog and Tk 600 for Cht x-beam Digigal tests.

The DGHS presented the diagram through the principal legal officer's office before the HC seat of Justice JBM Hassan and Justice Md Khairul Alam today during hearing a writ request documented by Human Rights Lawyers and Securing Environment Society of Bangladesh (HRLSESB) looking for important orders. 

The HC seat likewise requested the wellbeing secretary and chief general of DGHS to present the changed diagrams of other clinical tests and a report on the advancement of framing a wellbeing commission to this court in a month and fixed January 20 one year from now for additional conference on this issue, candidate's legal advisor Dr Bashir Ahmed revealed to The Daily Star. 

He said if the diagrams of the charges fixed by the public authority for the clinical trial of patients are shown, they won't need to pay additional charges for clinical tests.