ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Regulating Medical Care

THE verdict of the three-member bench of the Supreme Court on the definition of service will quieten, for the time being, the din over whether the activity of providing medical assistance for payment by doctors and medical institutions comes within the purview of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. But the battle has only been joined it is the beginning of a long struggle for a humane and efficient health-care service.

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