34 judgments found.

Laxmi Chand v. Comptroller and Auditor General.

Country: India
Year: 2004
Court: Central Administrative Tribunal - Gwalior
Citation: 2005 (2) SLJ 145 CAT
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Laxmi Chand, the Petitioner, was a retired Accounts Officer in the office of the Accountant General, Gwalior. After suffering a heart attack, he was referred to Indraprashta Apollo Hospital, New Delhi. On submitting his bills for medical reimbursement, his claims were rejected. The Petitioner approached the Central Administrative Tribunal, requesting it to direct the Respondent …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Emergency care, Heart disease, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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M. Ramabhadra Rao v. Government of Andhra Pradesh

Country: India
Year: 2004
Court: High Court - Andhra Pradesh
Citation: 2005 (1) ALT 624
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Seven writ petitions were filed by members of the Higher Judicial Service and subordinate judiciary of the Andhra Pradesh High Court. The Court, however, for the sake of brevity, referred only to the facts of Writ Petition No. 21304 of 2001. The Petitioner, M Ramabhadra Rao, was a retired District Judge governed by the A. …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Heart disease, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Milap Singh v. Union of India

Country: India
Year: 2004
Court: High Court - Delhi
Citation: 113 (2004) DLT 91; 2004 (76) DRJ 126
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Milap Singh, the Petitioner, underwent an emergency heart bypass surgery at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre (EHIRC). He was a retired government employee and also a member of the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), a government medical care scheme. On submitting his medical bills, full reimbursement was denied to the Petitioner. The Union of …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Emergency care, Heart disease, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Díaz, Brígida v. Provincia de Buenos Aires et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2003
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación]
Citation: D.2031.XXXVIII
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

Brigida Díaz was told by her doctors that she urgently needed surgical intervention to replace her pacemaker. Her original pacemaker had been covered by a social welfare scheme, and she had used these funds to replace it once. However, by the time she was told that her pacemaker needed to be replaced a second time, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Health care technology, Heart disease, Indigent, Low income, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Poor, Reimbursement, Social security, Subsidies, Underprivileged
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Idryma Koinonikon Asfaliseon (IKA) v. Vasilios Ioannidis

Country: Greece
Year: 2003
Court: European Court of Justice
Citation: C-326/00
Health Topics: Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to social security
Facts:

During his stay in Germany, Mr. Ioannidis, a resident of Greece, was admitted to a clinic to undergo a catheterization with a heart catheter for pains in his thorax due to angina pectoris. Mr. Ioannidis had an old-age pension from the social security organization IKA. Mr. Ioannidis requested the German sickness fund to pay for …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Elderly, Emergency care, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Heart disease, Older persons, Reimbursement, Senior citizens, Social security
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T.V. Rajagopala Rao v. Additional Director of the Central Government Health Scheme

Country: India
Year: 2003
Court: High Court - Andhra Pradesh
Citation: 2003 (3) ALD 476; 2003 (3) ALT 632
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health information, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Petitioner had health coverage under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).  On January 4, 2000, the petitioner learned that he had blocked arteries and was advised to go to Yashoda hospital, which was a recognized referral hospital under the CGHS. At Yashoda hospital he was instructed to have bypass surgery. After consulting with many doctors, …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Emergency care, Heart disease, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Case 1586-2002-R

Country: Bolivia
Year: 2002
Court: Tribunal Constitucional de Bolivia [Constitutional Tribunal of Bolivia]
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Prisons, Violence
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

A constitutional amparo (writ of injunctive relief) petition was filed by Marco Marino Diodato del Gallo against the Governor of the Center for Rehabilitation “Santa Cruz” (the “Prison Governor”), alleging infringement of the claimant’s rights to life and health and safety. On March 12, 2001, the claimant suffered a triple heart attack caused by the …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Access to health care, Assault, Custody, Heart disease, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inmate, Jail, Noncommunicable diseases, Prison conditions
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Montgomery v. Pinchak

Country: United States
Year: 2002
Court: 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 294 F.3d 492 (2002)
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

The Appellant, Montgomery, was an inmate at the East Jersey State Prison (the Prison). Montgomery suffered from a heart condition and was HIV-positive. He brought these proceedings against prison administrative officials, the private corporate entity providing medical care to the prison (CMS), and a physician employed by CMS as an independent contractor at the prison. …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Cruel and unusual punishment, Detention, First-line treatment, Heart disease, Imprisonment, Inmate, Jail, Noncommunicable diseases, Pharmaceuticals, Second-line treatment, Secondary care, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, Tertiary care, Torture
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Shri V.K. Gupta v. Union of India and Anr

Country: India
Year: 2002
Court: High Court - Delhi
Citation: 2002 IIIAD Delhi 1054; 97 (2002) DLT 337
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Shri V.K. Gupta, the Petitioner, was an employee of the Delhi High Court and was covered by the Central Government Health Scheme. He underwent an open heart surgery at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre Ltd. (EHIRC), which was approved by the Registrar of the Delhi High Court. Full reimbursement was denied to the Petitioner …Read more

Tags: Heart disease, Private hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Lt. Col. B.S. Dhanda v. Union of India and Others

Country: India
Year: 2001
Court: High Court - Delhi
Citation: MANU/DE/0868/2001
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Lt. Col. B.S. Dhanda, the Petitioner, was an army official who was advised to undergo angiography and other specialized treatment at Escorts Hospital. The medial expenses incurred during this period were cleared by the Army Hospital. On submitting the bills for reimbursement, only a part of the claim was reimbursed. The Petitioner unsuccessfully filed a …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Heart disease, Military, Private hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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