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WHY DID HOSPITAL CHARGE ME SAME RATE AS EMERGENCY CASE WHEN I HAVE REFERRAL LETTER?

I brought my son to consult a polyclinic doctor on Tuesday, 13 December. The doctor then gave us a referral letter to KK hospital A & E department for a non emergency appointment. Armed with the referral letter, I then took him to KK hospital A & E department the next day afternoon for non-emergency treatment. When I register my son for the consultation, I was shocked when I was told to pay $109 for the doctor consultation fee under the same rate as an emergency case or walk-in case even though I told the staff there that my son was under polyclinic doctor referral letter, under non-emergency case and a CHAS member.

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