File - Rafik Hariri Hospital in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Lebanese private hospitals pressed the government to settle overdue payments Thursday, asking the Health Ministry to revise pricing of medical treatments and supplies that have not changed since 1999 .The hospitals also demanded that the NSSF review the advance paid to hospitals by taking into consideration the accumulated overdue payments the fund should be paying.The syndicate also said that the NSSF had not yet begun implementing a recent decision issued by the Health Ministry on June 19 to decrease the prices of some medications, saying hospitals would have patients pay the price difference until NSSF applied the decree.
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