The BMC said Friday private hospitals in Mumbai will have to charge for vaccination as per the rate card issued by the Centre. If a hospital fails to do so, action will be taken against it.
The BMC also urged people to file a complaints against private hospitals if they overcharge. In a statement, it said, “We appeal to citizens to complain about the imposition of exorbitant rates on email address firstname.lastname@example.org.”
The Centre on Tuesday had instructed private vaccination centres to not charge more than Rs 780 for a Covishield, Rs 1,410 for Covaxin and Rs 1,145 for Sputnik V jabs. It said private hospitals can charge up to Rs 150 as service charge and states will have to monitor the process.