Dailybhaskar.com | Mar 03, 2013,

Samastipur: The social security cell, Samastipur has finally lodged FIRs against the owners of five nursing homes after over eight months of the uterus removal scam involving 17 private nursing homes in Samastipur district including removal of the names of the other 12 nursing homes from the panel of insurance company.

The decision was made by the core committee of NHIS.

These nursing homes had allegedly extracted a large amount of sum promising health services to Below the Poverty Line (BPL) families holding Smart Cards under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as every BPL family was entitled to get free health services worth Rs 30,000 under the scheme.

The police lodged FIRs against Dr Rajeev Kumar Mishra of Mishra Nursing Home, Dr B Prasad of Life Line Hospital and Mala Jha of Mala Nursing Home with Samastipur Town police station, Dr Mahesh Thakur of Krishna Hospital, Adarsh Nagar with Samastipur Mufassil PS and against Sangita Kumari of Pragya Seva Sadan with Patori PS of the district.