81 judgments found.

Medicross v. Prime Cure Holdings

Country: South Africa
Year: 2005
Court: Competition Tribunal
Citation: Case no 11/LM/Mar05
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Poverty
Facts:

The Competition Tribunal examined a merger between Medicross Healthcare Group (Pty) Ltd (Medicross) and Prime Cure Holdings (Pty) Ltd, companies providing primary care healthcare services to medical aid schemes. The transaction envisaged that Medicross would acquire the entire share capital of, and loan claims against, Prime Cure. Prime Cure manages and administers 45 primary healthcare …Read more

Tags: Health care technology, Health insurance, Indigent, Low income, Poor, Primary care, Private hospitals, Public hospitals
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Minister of Health and Social Services v. Lisse

Country: Namibia
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [2005] NASC 8
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Informed consent, Medical malpractice, Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to work
Facts:

Dr. Lisse, a private medical practitioner, challenged the Minister of Health and Social Services’ (Minister) decision to deny him authorization to conduct surgeries at the Windhoek State Hospital. Lisse was a registered medical practitioner and specialist obstetrician and gynecologist authorized to practice under the Medical and Dental Professions Act, 1993.  He opened a private practice …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Cleanliness, Clinics, Emergency care, Health care professionals, Health care technology, Health care workers, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health regulation, Inappropriate treatment, Negligence, Patient choice, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Secondary care, Social security, Tertiary care
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R.D. Gupta v. DDA and Ors

Country: India
Year: 2005
Court: High Court - Delhi
Citation: 116 (2005) DLT 666; 2005 (79) DRJ 730
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

RD Gupta, the Petitioner, was employed as a junior engineer with the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), the Respondent. He was governed by the Delhi Development Authorities Medical Scheme, 1988 (the Scheme). He underwent surgery for umbilical hernia at the Apollo Hospital (Apollo), “empanelled with the DDA.” On submitting the medical bills for reimbursement, the Petitioner …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Sarojini Sawhney v. Punjab University

Country: India
Year: 2005
Court: High Court - Punjab and Haryana
Citation: (2006) 142 PLR 175
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:

The petitioner was a widow whose husband was an employee of the respondent university before his death. The petitioner had an independent income of 7000 rupees per month. She filed a claim for the reimbursement of medical expenses incurred during the treatment of her husband. However, the respondent university refused this claim stating that she …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Cancer, Emergency care, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Case 1294-2004-R

Country: Bolivia
Year: 2004
Court: Tribunal Constitucional de Bolivia [Constitutional Tribunal of Bolivia]
Citation: Tribunal Constitucional de Bolivia [Constitutional Tribunal of Bolivia], Constitutional Judgment 12/94/2004-R, August 12, 2004 (Bol.)
Health Topics: Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

The National Commission on Benefits of the National Health Treasury (CNS) provided free medical insurance for the elderly. Alejandro Cuba Plaza, a beneficiary of CNS, was diagnosed with “terminal chronic kidney failure” and treated with ongoing hemodialysis at Obrero Hospital. After 52 weeks of treatment, CNS ordered the Director of Obrero Hospital to transfer Plaza …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Aged persons, Budget, Elderly, Health care technology, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Kidney disease, Long-term care, Low income, Older persons, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Poor, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Senior citizens, Social security, Subsidies, Tertiary care
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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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Shri Prithvi Nath Chopra v. Union of India

Country: India
Year: 2004
Court: High Court - Delhi
Citation: 2004 (74) DRJ 175
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:

The Petitioner was a retired Under Secretary in the Central Government. He and his wife were entitled to full medical reimbursement under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS). In July 2001 he admitted his wife for an emergency cancer surgery to Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, which is recognized under the CGHS. An office memorandum dated 1996 …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Cancer, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Udeni Renuka Gunwardena v. Dr. Gurugue L. Wimalasiri and others

Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: S.C. (Special) No. 69/1999
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Hospitals, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment
Facts:

The Petitioner, the mother of twins who gave birth after a Caesarian operation, conceived for the second time after six years. The Respondent was the Consultant Visiting Obstetrician and Gynecologist of the Kandy General Hospital. She received antenatal care at Hikkaduwa and later went to her sister’s house in Kundasale. However before visiting her sister …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Caesarean, Childbirth, Clinics, Health facilities, Health records, Maternal health, Medical records, Pregnancy, Private hospitals, Public hospitals
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