Healthcare Maharashtra may reduce COVID-19 RT-PCR rates by 20-25% Updated : October 26, 2020 03:57 PM IST Sources tell CNBC-TV18 that Maharashtra Government has approved reducing the rates for RT-PCR COVID-19 tests by as much as 20-25 percent. No private laboratory will be allowed to charge patients beyond the prescribed rates. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.