Private doctors are stepping in to ease the burden on Hong Kong’s public health care system amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Handout
Private doctors are stepping in to ease the burden on Hong Kong’s public health care system amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Handout

Doctors at Hong Kong Asia Heart Centre offer surgeries at low cost to ease burden on public health care system amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Hong Kong Asia Heart Centre says it will offer heart operations starting from HK$67,000 (US$8,630) to make emergency services affordable to public hospital patients
  • It generally charges between HK$100,000 and HK$130,000 for percutaneous coronary intervention, which opens up narrow or blocked blood vessels in the heart

Private doctors are stepping in to ease the burden on Hong Kong’s public health care system amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Handout
Private doctors are stepping in to ease the burden on Hong Kong’s public health care system amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Handout
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