Tuesday, 20 December 2016

NHS left with unpaid bill of £30m from overseas patients in just one year, figures reveal

NHS left with unpaid bill of £30m from overseas patients in just one year, figures reveal Overseas patients have left the NHS with unpaid bill of almost £30 million in just one year, an investigation has found.

Patients who were not entitled to free treatment on the health service owed £29,530,378 in 2015/16, according to data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

More than 120 NHS trusts were asked to provide details on overseas patients who were billed for NHS care and who were exempt from reciprocal arrangements with the UK. The Daily Telegraph

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