Hyderabad court tells Apollo Hospitals to stop taking registration fees

The hospital was also fined, and asked to pay compensation to the complainant over the issue.

Hyderabad: A consumer court here directed Apollo Hospitals to pay Rs 10,000 to a complainant for charging registration fees, which it called an unfair trade practice. The major healthcare player was also asked to pay Rs 3,000 as costs of litigation as well. The ruling issued by the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission – 1, also asked Apollo Hospitals to also discontinue collecting the Rs 200 registration fee from patients forwith.

The Siasat daily

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