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Oman health: Ministry directs hospitals to issue financial statements to patients

Oman Monday 20/June/2016 18:38 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman health: Ministry directs hospitals to issue financial statements to patients

Ministry: Government hospitals have been directed to issue a financial statement to every patients detailing the cost of their treatment, according to Salim Al Saidi, the head of media department at the Ministry of Health.
"It's only to spread awareness among the public on the amount of money spent on the treatment of each patient."He added that the ministry was trying to send a message to the public to be aware of how much the government actually spends on every patient.