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‘It’s not fair’: Tourists leave taxpayers with $84m hospital bill

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

The health minister says taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay the bills of tourists who amassed $64 million in unpaid hospital fees last year and a further $20 million already written-off.

A NSW Auditor-General’s report on health found NSW Health charged $113.6 million to Medicare-ineligible patients in 2018-2019.

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