After the historical decision taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, declaring Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes illegal, the statement also forced health institutions to come-up-with some changes.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences today bring statement of exemption on the OPD card charges for walk-in patients and Out-Patient clinical charges less than Rs 500 per patient for November 10 and November 11.
Dr.Amit, Spokeperson, AIIMS told HealthLive that the change has been made to cope with liquidity shortages of lower denominations available with the institute and to avoid any inconvenience to the patients.
This decision has taken to ease the stress of patients and provide health facilities to them timely Dr.Gupta added.
The OPD-charges of Rs 10 per patient will not be charged from walk-in new patients for both the days.
It is further ordered that all charges for clinical services for out-patients where the cumulative billing per transaction per patient in less than Rs 500 shall not be charged for November 10 and November 11,”