Hospitals in Punjab Will Now Follow These Revised Rates for Tests & Services

Punjab government’s Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department has issued a new list of rates for services and tests being offered at all its facilities. There has been a slight increase in the fees.

The new rates have come into effect at all Rural Health Centers (RHCs), Tehsil Headquarters Hospitals (YHQs) and District Headquarters Hospitals (DHQs), barring DHQ Rawalpindi, following approval from Punjab Cabinet under Rule 28 (15) and 30 of the Punjab government Rules of Business 2011.

According to the details, the poor patients entitled to Zakat Fund will be served free of cost while emergency patients will also undergo diagnostic tests without any charges, The News reported.

Here are the revised rates for different services and tests offered at different healthcare facilities in Punjab:

Service/Test Fee (Rs)
Dental OPD Ticket 50
X-Rays 60
ECG 100
Ultrasound 150
CT Scan 2500
CBC 200
Blood Sugar, Urea, Creatinine, Uric Acid, and Urinary Pregnancy Test 65
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) and Urine Routine Examination 60
Liver Function Tests (LFTs) 300
Hepatitis B and C Screening 75
Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay Hepatitis B – 300
Hepatitis C – 400
Coagulation Profile 400
HIV Screening 50
Widal Test/TyphiDot Screening 125
Troponin T Test 600
Lipid Profile 250
Thyroid Profile 900
Helicobacter Pylori Test 600
Arterial-Blood Gases (ABG) Test 700
Cardiac Enzymes 300
Tuberculosis and Dengue Fever Free

“70 percent of diagnostic test fee shall be retained by the government of Punjab”, the notification further read.

What are your thoughts on the increased prices? Let us know in the comments section.

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  • I think, if Tax revenue increased, then health and education facilities must be free to all.
    With compare to Private Labs, these revised rates are very economical but authenticity matters !

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