Covid-19 private hospital deal costs State €112m so far

Irish Times | May 23, 2020 at 4:55 PM
  • The Government has paid out €112.4 million to private hospitals so far for access to their facilities and staff during the Covid-19 crisis.
  • The Government effectively took over nearly 20 private hospitals at the beginning of April to provide additional capacity ahead of an anticipated surge in demand for care Covid-19 patients.
  • A HSE review into the operation of the private hospital agreement is underway.