Tag Archives: Medical Cost

GREED IS THE CAUSE OF LONG QUEUES FOR PUBLIC HOSPITALS

This letter to ST truly reflect the frustrations of users of the public health care system. It's not the private health care sector doctors are always better trained, skilled, even though quite often that's so, but it is the extremely long wait to see a specialist doctor in the public health care sector that is most frustrating and irritating.

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True story – Coping with exorbitant medical costs in Singapore

According to Caveman, it took only 30RM for admission fee. Another 800RM for the piece of metal to be used in the hip surgery which he had to pay immediately in the ward. Lastly, another 300RM for the operation, blood transfusion & tests and other miscellaneous items to be paid at the cashier. Total costs – 1,130RM. That was 3 years ago in a major government hospital in JB. It is simply incredible.

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