Patients awaiting to be taking care of at the Accident and Emergency Department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Jordan. Photo: Sam Tsang

Bad debts plague Hong Kong public hospitals as mainlanders skip out on fees

The city’s public hospitals owed a record HK$52 million last year, about 15 per cent of which came from mainlanders who gave birth in Hong Kong, and refused to pay for their treatment

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Patients awaiting to be taking care of at the Accident and Emergency Department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Jordan. Photo: Sam Tsang
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