Reference 2019-159

REF:           2019-159

Subject:       Overseas patients

 

Request:

Can I please be given details of medical bills given to overseas patients who were not entitled to free treatment on the NHS from April 2016 to the present date.

Specifically can I receive:

1) The total sum of medical bills given to overseas patients who were not entitled to free treatment on the NHS during this period?

2) The outstanding total from medical bills given in this period owed by overseas patients who were not entitled to free treatment on the NHS?

3) The highest medical bill given to an individual patient alongside brief details of the treatment they received and how much of that bill remains outstanding?

 

 

Response:

1) The total sum of medical bills given to overseas patients who were not entitled to free treatment on the NHS during this period? (April 2016 to the present date) £392,050.83
2) The outstanding total from medical bills given in this period owed by overseas patients who were not entitled to free treatment on the NHS? (April 2016 to the present date) £172,827.91
3) The highest medical bill given to an individual patient, brief details of the treatment they received and how much of that bill remains outstanding? £14,731.50 (Treatment for stroke, full invoice outstanding).