Latvian govt to take over hospitals' debt obligations worth 170 million euros

  • 2016-08-18
  • BNS/LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - In an effort to help fix financial problems in hospitals that have taken out state-underwritten laws, the government today passed the Health Ministry's proposal to take over hospitals' debt obligations worth 170 million euros. Health Minister Anda Caksa told the media following the government's meeting that this would free up 7 million euros for healthcare this year. Previously the Health Ministry stated that if the government took charge of hospitals' debt obligations, the financial burden on healthcare would be significantly dim...
 
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