Public sector centres like Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) is charging at least Rs113,000 from a private patient
for Angioplasty involving one stent and that too of first generation budget medical device.
Being treated as a private patient
in an NHS hospital is an option, just like it is in community NHS services, e.g.
Private health insurance covers the majority of private patient
activity in NHS hospitals.
Another major focus of this project was transitioning from semi-private patient rooms to private patient
NShore Patient Advocates, a large private patient
advocacy company, said three of its RN advocates were awarded professional certification by the Patient Advocate Certification Board.
University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire reported PS84,066 in losses and special payments in 2016/17, including PS43,815 in overseas patient bad debt, PS271 in private patient
bad debt and PS16,492 in other bad debt.
Every 'private patient
' has an itemised bill, so it should be simple for Betsi to publish figures for 'private patients
', operations and income.
"We must be able to compete with existing private patient
providers in the region and are delighted to be partners with the Mater Private in this exciting joint venture."
A new tower for the John Dempsey Hospital will include 169 private patient
rooms, an operating room suite and an emergency department.
"For example, the committee has decided to allow the operation of a relative of a former Bahrain MP even though he jumped all queues to get himself admitted at the SMC, while a critically-ill Bahraini, a private patient
, was denied treatment," said a consultants' spokesman.
The expansion will add 71 private patient
rooms and 124,000 SF.