Medico Legal Corner
Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner.
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 27 July 2019
Some patients ask for a bill for the drugs supplied by the registered medical practitioner. Should they be given a bill?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
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