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HSE paid debt collectors over €930,000 to pursue patients

Freedom of Information figures released to Newstalk show the health service spent 363,000 euro on debt collectors in the first ten months of last year. They show that the HSE paid the agencies a total of €931,000 in the 22 months between January 2020...

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17.46 27 May 2022


HSE paid debt collectors over €930,000 to pursue patients


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Freedom of Information figures released to Newstalk show the health service spent 363,000 euro on debt collectors in the first ten months of last year.

They show that the HSE paid the agencies a total of €931,000 in the 22 months between January 2020 and October last year.

Gino Kenny, People Before Profit TD for Dublin Mid-West and Party Health Spokesperson joined Kieran on the show.

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