Slovak hospitals owe €19 million to Sociálna Poisťovňa in April

At the end of April 2010, Slovakia’s social security provider, Sociálna Poisťovňa, reported it had claims against health care facilities for €19.057 million, down €271,100 against the previous month. The social security provider informed the SITA newswire on July 2 that these claims came from fifteen hospitals – four are under the jurisdiction of the Health Ministry and the rest are facilities that have transformed their structure.

At the end of April 2010, Slovakia’s social security provider, Sociálna Poisťovňa, reported it had claims against health care facilities for €19.057 million, down €271,100 against the previous month. The social security provider informed the SITA newswire on July 2 that these claims came from fifteen hospitals – four are under the jurisdiction of the Health Ministry and the rest are facilities that have transformed their structure.

The debts of state-run health providers amounted to €9.351 million at the end of April. Their portion of overall debts accounted for 49.1 percent of the total. Compared to March 31, their debts rose by €152,400.

Source: SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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