Thursday August 6, 2020

Private hospitals and HSE square off over delayed Covid-19 fees

The Private Hospital Association is claiming that some of its members have been hugely underpaid by the state

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

5th July, 2020
The PHA has claimed that some of its members have been underpaid by millions of euro for the last three weeks of the deal, which ended last Tuesday

A row has broken out between private hospitals and the HSE over delays in the payment of fees for making the premises available during the Covid-19 crisis.

The €115 million-per-month deal struck with the HSE in March involved members of the Private Hospital Association (PHA) providing 18 hospitals and 2,200 beds to the state to ensure it could cope with any surge in the number of cases of the disease.

The PHA has claimed that some of...

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