Patient dies running around ATMs, as hospital insists on cash payment
A company hospital’s alleged “pressure” for payment of charge in cash reportedly led to the demise of a affected person in Rajam of Srikakulam district on Wednesday.
Anjani, 58, got here for admission into the hospital on Wednesday. However, the hospital authorities reportedly refused to simply accept on-line payment and digital switch of quantity.
The attendants of the affected person have been pressured to go to a number of ATMs alongside along with her in an autorickshaw to withdraw the quantity, with a number of of them running out of cash. Even earlier than they may prepare the cash, the affected person died within the autorickshaw. The driver of the auto deserted the automobile as he didn’t wish to carry the physique.
A neighborhood TV reporter, Rajesh, Red Cross volunteer Penki Chaitnya then organized a hearse to hold the physique to native place V.R. Agrahram of Rajam for cremation.