LETTER: Private medical care often a rip-off
Pricing practices in the industry need regulating
There is now debate over pricing practices in the private medical care industry.
Almost two decades ago, an old-age home phoned for a private ambulance to take my late mother to a private hospital. The old-age home and the hospital are on neighbouring properties.
The private ambulance company sent a bill for R8,000 for this journey of 100m or so.
I hope this sort of predatory pricing can be regulated in future.
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