Published on October 21st, 2014 | by BoyleToday.com
Bad debts at Hospital €2,200 in 2013
Figures obtained recently by the Medical Independent show that Roscommon County Hospital had to write off debts of €2,200 in 2013.
The debts arose due to non payment of inpatient, emergency department and private charges at the hospitals concerned.
Cork University Hospital wrote off the highest debt at €1.2m and in total the HSE wrote off €11m in 2013.
In 2012 the bad debt figure for non payment of charges in the HSE was €1.5m lower at €11.5m