Free Judgments

Delhi Voluntary Hospital Forum & … vs Ministry Of Health And Family … on 9 July, 2015


1. The present petitions have been filed impugning the Office
Memorandum dated 07.02.2013 (hereinafter ‘impugned OM’) whereby the

rates for treatment were reduced from `97,750/- to `50,000 in case of
Coronary Angioplasty and from `97,750/- to `55,000 in case of Coronary
Angioplasty with Balloon.
2. Briefly stated, the facts relevant to consider the controversy in the
present petitions are as under:-
2.1 On 05.09.2009, the Government of India floated a tender for
empanelment of private hospitals, eye care centres, dental clinics and
imaging centres under the Central Government Health Scheme (hereafter
CGHS) and issued an E-tender Document for inviting bids (hereafter the
‘Tender Document’). In pursuance to the Tender Document, various
hospitals including the petitioner hospitals submitted their technical and
commercial bids. In September 2010, the Government of India (Directorate
of Health Services) declared a treatment wise list of rates (CGHS approved
rates) which were arrived at on the basis of the lowest rates submitted by
various hospitals in their respective bids. The said rates list indicated
`97,750/- as the rate for treatment of Coronary Angioplasty and Coronary
Angioplasty with Balloon.

Source: Indian Kanoon