First: Insurance Company files Complaint against Pathologist for lending signature
Pune: An Insurance Company has recently filed a complaint with the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) against a city-based woman pathologist for allegedly lending her signature print to various laboratories to sign on pathology reports without her personal supervision.
The matter came to light during the investigation of various claims submitted by patients to the insurance agency. A probe was initiated by the Insurance company following which a complaint was drafted with the Council and the Maharashtra Association of Practising Pathologists and Microbiologists (MAPPM) was also informed.
Speaking to Medical Dialogues, Dr Prasad Kulkarni, Executive Council Member of MAPPM informed, "After receiving claims from the patients, the Insurance Company drafted a complaint at the State Medical Council of malpractices from the side of the pathologist by keeping MAPPM in a loop."