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The supply of medicines, consumables, surgical items, items such as needles, reagents etc used in laboratory, room rent used in the course of providing health care services to inpatients for diagnosis or treatment is eligible for GST exemption under health care services.

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Classification of Supply — Whether the supply of medicines, consumables, surgical items, items such as needles, reagents etc. used in laboratory, room rent used in the course of providing health care services to in-patients and patients admitted for a day procedure such as IVF for diagnosis or treatments which are naturally bundled and are provided in conjunction with each other, would be considered as “Composite Supply” and eligible for exemption under the category ‘health care service’ under Sl No. 74 of Notification no.12/2017-CT(R) dated 28th June, 2017.
Held that— The supply of medicines, consumables, surgical items, items such as needles, reagents etc used in laboratory, room rent used in the course of providing health care services to in-patients and patients admitted for a day procedure such as IVF for diagnosis or treatments which are naturally bundled and are provided in conjunction with each other, would be considered as “Composite Supply”. The in-patient is under continuous monitoring of the doctors and nursing staff and administration and dosage of medication is all under the control of the doctor and the nursing staff. The entire treatment protocol is documented and recorded. Thus, it is clear that in case of an inpatient, the hospital provides a bundle of supplies which is classifiable under health care services eligible for exemption under Sl.No.74 of Notification No.12/2017-CT(R) dated 28th June, 2017. — Kindorama Healthcare Private Limited, In Re… [2019] 11 TAXLOK.COM 065 (AAR-Kerala)