I moved to Madipakkam two years back and have selected a nearby Doctor
as my family physician.
A few days back I had my annual health check-up and showed my family
physician the results. As he was going through my records he came to
know that I had my gall bladder removed by operation a few years back.
He asked me: "How much did you spend for your operation?"
I said that it cost me around 40K.
He says: I took my wife for a similar operation a few weeks back to a
hospital in a hospital in Saligramam and despite showing my ID card
(he is a Government Doctor) they charged my around 125K.
If this is the plight of a Doctor, what about the common man?