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MRI, PET, CT scan ‘available free of cost’ at 21 private diagnostic centres in Delhi

Sunday, February 19, 2017

New Delhi: Patients referred either by 30 Delhi government hospitals or 23 state-run polyclinics in the city can undergo major tests such as MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), PET (positron emission tomography) and CT (computerized tomography) scan free of cost at 21 private laboratories in the city, according to Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

The beneficiaries have to show income certificates and residential proofs like Aadhaar card, ration card or driving licence to avail the facilities. The Delhi government has reached an agreement with the laboratories concerned to offer the diagnostic services, Jain said.

In December last year, the AAP government had announced that patients undergoing treatment at 10 government hospitals, those with an annual family income of up to Rs 3 lakh and living in the city for three years can undergo MRI and CT tests free of cost at seven private labs, reports

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