The Draft Maharashtra Medical Cut Practices act was open to public today. The act came into foray when the Asian Heart Institute had put up a billboard outside Mumbai International Airport talking about cut practices.
The major highlights of the act are as follows:
- Any Healthcare Service Provider (HSP) including individuals and establishments all their employees involved in the process of assisting a patient are liable under the Medical Cut Practices Act
- Any HSP involved in such activity if found guilty would be fined INR 50,000 along with imprisonment of 5 years
- The MCI would take action within six months of receiving a violation complaint and even suspend license of the HSP for 3 months, if necessary
To read more download the draft here