Tag Archive for public health

Expensive Foreigners

The Andalusian health service, SAS, spent two million euros treating foreigners, either residents or tourists, during 2010 in Granada alone. Mind you, they passed it on to the private insurance companies or the countries of origin of these patients.

The Real Cost

Motril’s Santa Ana Hospital has begun to give patients bills in which are detailed the costs of the services provided. It is informative only, that is, the user doesn’t have to pay the bill, but its purpose is clear enough: to remind people that Social Security is not free, that, in fact, it’s incredibly expensive.