SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 16 April 2024, Tuesday |

State employees Cooperative will increase hospitalization tariff by 70 percent

The General Directorate of State Employees Cooperative decided to increase the medical tariff in private hospitals by 70 percent, as of August 1, 2021.

The cooperative issued a circular stating: “Amid the tough financial conditions that the country is going through, and it repercussions on the health sector in general and hospitalization in particular, and in order to reduce the burdens imposed on cooperative’s beneficiaries, the directorate decided to increase the hospitalization tariff in private hospitals by 70 percent, starting from August 1, 2021.”

The circular emphasized that hospitals should not ask the cooperative’s patients for additional tariffs. The new tariffs will be approved according to schedules submitted to hospitals as appendices signed with each hospital.

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  • Sawt Beirut International