81 judgments found.

Case 2003-117

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-117, 17 September 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Private hospitals, Public hospitals
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Case 7474/2003

Country: Spain
Year: 2003
Court: Tribunal Supremo. Sala de lo Social (Supreme Court)
Citation: STS 7474/2003
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

In the summer of 2000, the appellant suffered an injury while walking in the subway. She went to the public Hospital Severo Ochoa in Leganés where she was erroneously diagnosed with a sprained ankle. She was treated and had three additional examinations but continued to feel pain even after various treatments. She then went to …Read more

Tags: Diagnostics, Emergency care, Health expenditures, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement
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Sanjeewa, Attorney-at-Law (on behalf of Gerald Mervin Perera) v. Suraweera, Officer-in-Charge, Police Station and Others

Country: Sri Lanka
Year: 2003
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: S.C. No. 328/2002 (FR)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to health
Facts:

The Petitioner was arrested by the police on the mistaken identity as one “Gerrad” who was suspected of having committed a murder. The first Respondent was the Officer-in-charge of the police station while the others were subordinate officers and the 8th Respondent was the Inspector-General of Police. The Petitioner had been taken to the Wattala …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Compensation, Cruel treatment, Custody, Detainee, Detention, Emergency care, Health facilities, Inhuman treatment, Police, Private hospitals, Reimbursement
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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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Afrox Healthcare (Pty.) Ltd. v. Strydom

Country: South Africa
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court of Appeal
Citation: 2002 (6) SA 21 (SCA)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

The Appellant was the owner of a private hospital that had admitted the Respondent for an operation. Following the operation, the Respondent suffered some complications as a result of the negligent conduct of a nurse in the employ of the Appellant. Respondent sued the Appellant for damages. In the Supreme Court of Appeal, the Respondent …Read more

Tags: Compensation, Duty of care, Negligence, Private hospitals
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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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Veena Sharma v. State Bank of India and Ors

Country: India
Year: 2001
Court: High Court - Patna
Citation: 2001 (49) BLJR 1543; (2001) IILLJ 1333 Pat
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:

Veena Sharma, the Petitioner, submitted medical bills incurred during her late husband’s hospitalization. After contracting a disease, her late husband was admitted to a hospital. After being discharged, his condition deteriorated. On the recommendation of the State of India, the Respondent, and the Bank’s doctor, he was admitted in a different private hospital. Upon submitting …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Case 1999-071

Country: Belgium
Year: 1999
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°1999-071, 17 June 1999
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom of association
Tags: Health regulation, Health spending, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Reimbursement, Social security
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