Open to Public: Draft for the Maharashtra Medical Cut Practices Act

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