Nagaland Govt identifies NHAK as COVID-19 hospital


KOHIMA | March 29, 2020:

Nagaland Government has identified Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) as COVID-19 hospital. Under the Epidemic Disease Act 1897, the state government has made alternative arrangements for the NHAK in-patients by shifting those patients requiring further hospitalisation to four private hospitals in the state capital Kohima. 

The four private hospitals are Putuonuo Nursing Home, Oking Hospital, Bethel Medical centre and KP Bethesda Hospital.

As per the Principal Secretary, the treating hospital will be empanelled under Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in which free benefits will be provided to AB-PMJAY beneficiaries as per the guidelines.