NATIONAL POLICY FOR ADMISSION OF COVID PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UPDATE ON CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19
NATIONAL POLICY FOR ADMISSION OF COVID PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS REVISED TO BE MORE PATIENT-CENTRIC
POSITIVE TEST FOR COVID-19 VIRUS NOW NOT MANDATORY FOR ADMISSION TO A COVID HEALTH FACILITY
NO PATIENT WILL BE REFUSED SERVICES ON ANY COUNT
Posted On: 08 MAY 2021 2:31PM by PIB Delhi
- No patient will be refused services on any count. This includes medications such as oxygen or essential drugs even if the patient belongs to a different city.
- No patient shall be refused admission on the ground that he/she is not able to produce a valid identity card that does not belong to the city where the hospital is located.
- Admissions to hospital must be based on need. It should be ensured that beds are not occupied by persons who do not need hospitalization. Further, the discharge should be strictly in accordance with the revised discharge policy available at