Medico Legal Corner
Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner.
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 12 June 2019
According to Clause 3.7.1 of the Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002, a physician shall clearly display his fees and other charges on the board of his chamber and/or the hospitals he is visiting. Prescription should also make clear if the Physician himself dispensed any medicine.In view of the above, the registered medical practitioner can bill the drug being supplied by him alo
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