A patient at Modern Men’s Hospital in Lanzhou, Gansu province, had to get off an operating table and meet the demand of a surgeon who wanted 15,300 yuan to complete treatment. Photo: handout

Chinese hospital compensates man kicked off operating table and sent to pay US$2,200 bill

  • Surgeons in Lanzhou say doctor demanded fee from anaesthetised patient that was seven times typical bill for procedure
  • Poor regulation of private hospitals in China leads to cases where surgeons extort thousands of yuan in extra fees from people in their care
Topic |   Health in China

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A patient at Modern Men’s Hospital in Lanzhou, Gansu province, had to get off an operating table and meet the demand of a surgeon who wanted 15,300 yuan to complete treatment. Photo: handout
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