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Private Hospitals To Be Allotted Covid Vaccines Doses Based On Location & Demand

News Desk, Press24 News, New Delhi

Published by: Prashant Kumar
Updated Sat, 12 Jun 2021 09:48 AM IST

The Government of India has once again changed the Kovid-19 vaccination policy. To give impetus to the vaccination campaign, the government has made the vaccine delivery process flexible. Now private hospitals will be given the dose of Kovid vaccine according to the population and demand.

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The Government of India has simplified the Kovid-19 vaccination policy than before. The government has decided to provide vaccine in sufficient quantity to speed up the vaccination campaign. In this episode, the dose of vaccine will be made available to private hospitals on the basis of place and demand. Vaccinations will be distributed across different hospitals based on rules designed to ensure wider participation and distribution in the campaign.

A senior central government official said states get a total of 25% of the vaccines. However, now the vaccine will be provided to them according to the population living around private hospitals. Explain that earlier states had to get the vaccine from the open market to vaccinate people between the age group of 18 to 44 years, but according to the new guidelines, the state governments will not have to make any purchases. They will only apply the vaccine received from the centre. In this rule, private hospitals have been allowed to buy 25% of the dose from the center in addition to the vaccine manufacturers directly.

The dose of vaccine will have to be given keeping in mind the population
According to the new guidelines, states have to “make available vaccines keeping in mind the population around private hospitals large and small. The new rules clearly state that the Center will, on the basis of aggregate demand, supply vaccines to private hospitals and national Will facilitate payment through electronic platform of health authority.

18 plus people will get the vaccine from 21 June
It is worth noting that in his address to the nation recently, PM Modi had announced free vaccination. He said that from June 21, the government will vaccinate every person above the age of 18 free of cost. However, for the vaccine in private hospitals, the price will have to be paid as before.

Government fixed prices for private hospitals
The government has fixed the price of the vaccine for private hospitals. The vaccine will be provided free of cost in government hospitals. At the same time, money will have to be paid for getting the vaccine in private hospitals. However, private hospitals will not be able to charge extortionate prices. The central government has fixed the cost of Covishield at Rs 780 for private hospitals, Rs 1,410 for Covaxin and Rs 1,145 for Sputnik V.

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The Government of India has simplified the Kovid-19 vaccination policy than before. The government has decided to provide vaccine in sufficient quantity to speed up the vaccination campaign. In this episode, the dose of vaccine will be made available to private hospitals on the basis of place and demand. The vaccination will be distributed in different hospitals on the basis of rules designed to ensure wider participation and distribution in the campaign.

A senior central government official said states get a total of 25% of the vaccines. However, now the vaccine will be provided to them according to the population living around private hospitals. Let us inform that in order to vaccinate people between the ages of 18 to 44 years, earlier states had to get the vaccine from the open market, but according to the new guidelines, the state governments will not have to make any purchases. They will only apply the vaccine received from the centre. In this rule, private hospitals are also allowed to buy 25% of the dose from the center in addition to the vaccine manufacturers directly.

The dose of vaccine will have to be given keeping in mind the population

According to the new guidelines, states have to “make available vaccines keeping in mind the population around private hospitals large and small. The new rules clearly state that the Center will, on the basis of aggregate demand, supply vaccines to private hospitals and national Will facilitate payment through electronic platform of health authority.

18 plus people will get the vaccine from June 21

It is worth noting that in his address to the nation recently, PM Modi had announced free vaccination. He said that from June 21, the government will vaccinate every person above the age of 18 free of cost. However, for the vaccine in private hospitals, the price will have to be paid as before.

Government fixed prices for private hospitals

The government has fixed the price of the vaccine for private hospitals. The vaccine will be provided free of cost in government hospitals. At the same time, money will have to be paid for getting the vaccine in private hospitals. However, private hospitals will not be able to charge extortionate prices. The central government has fixed the cost of Covishield at Rs 780 for private hospitals, Rs 1,410 for Covaxin and Rs 1,145 for Sputnik V.

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