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Ministry delays hospital fee rise

Department studies impact on national budget

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The Public Health Ministry has postponed its plan to increase medical service fees at state hospitals. 

The Comptroller-General's Department (CGD) requested the delay, Sophon Mekthon, the deputy permanent secretary for public health, said.

Public Health Minister Pradit Sinthawanarong last month announced that medical service fees charged by state hospitals would increase by 5-10% on average from this month.

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