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Diagnostic centers on 3-day strike: No tests, screening for insured patients

Diagnostic centers, laboratories, polyclinics and clinical laboratory doctors have launched a three-day strike across Greece. The strike will leave patients insured at the National Health Care Organization (EOPY) without diagnostic tests and screening in private health sector, while public hospitals are “eternally” overwhelmed. The three-day  strike extends from Monday, July …

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Refund for tests in diagnostic centers is”illegal”, says Health Minister

The dispute between the private diagnostic centers and the Health Ministry took a new turn after Minister Andreas Xanthos described as “illegal” the centers’ procedure to demand that insured patients pay 85% of the bill from their own pockets and claim refund by the National Health Insurance Fund EOPYY. He …

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EOPYY patients to pay 85% from own pockets as diagnostic centers re-open

Private diagnostic centers in Greece will go back in operation as of Thursday, June 13th 2019, however with a ‘punishment’ for insured patients. They will have to pay 85% of the bill from their own pocket and then claim refund by the National Health Care Insurance Fund EOPYY. Under the …

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UPD Greece’s private diagnostic centers on indefinite strike as of June 10

Private diagnostic centers across Greece put a padlock as of Monday, June 10th 2019, due to disagreements with the Health Ministry. The strike is thought to be indefinite or until there is a solution between the centers’ owners and the government. The strike means that neither patients insured at the …

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