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Fee hike for 212 health services from February 1

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GDN Online Desk


Riyadh: The authorities in Oman will increase fees levied on for 212 services provided by the Ministry of Health as from February 1.

According to an Oman Observer report, these services include tests for Seasonal Flu, CCHF (Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic fever), Elisa Test, measles, among others.

Fees will also be hiked for tests for various fevers, and communicable and non-communicable diseases for expatriates as well as citizens.

“The number of hours the staff spend, the technology involved and other costs involved in providing medical services have shot up. The revised fee structure is a true reflection of the services provided by the ministry staff.”, said Director-General for Private Health Establishments Dr Mazin Jawad al Khabouri.

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