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Pay or Die: Greece’s Health Ministry introduces “Afternoon Surgeries”

A joint ministerial decision to allow afternoon surgeries in public hospitals was signed on Tuesday by the Ministries of Health and Finances. These surgeries will be carried out after the regular operating hours of National Health System (ESY) hospitals.Patients will have to pay a fee ranging from 300 to 2,000 …

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Fees for electricity distribution rise by 752.7%, collected retroactive

Greece’s Energy Regulator Authority (RAE) increases charges in the electricity distribution network as of May 1 and thus retroactive. The charge increases reaching over 7 euros will be collected by the Greek Electricity Distribution Network Operator (DEDDIE) and is reportedly “intended for investments and other [undefined!]expenses of the company.” With …

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Government blocks hikes in Attiki Odos toll fees due as of July 1

The outgoing Greek government issued a legislative order essentially forbidding a planned increase in the toll fees in the greater Athens area’s sole tollway Attiki Odos. The government order followed a a recommendation by Transportation Minister Christos Spirtzis. The government cited what it called “defense of public interests and the …

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Energy Ministry to abolish two fees on electricity production

Energy producers and suppliers will benefit from the abolition of two fees imposed on electricity, Environment and Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Monday. Stathakis said that the move will also benefit consumers and the Public Power Corporation (PPC). PPC stands to gain at least 200-250 …

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Ryanair – Athens Airport clash over decreases in fees and taxes

Low cost airline Ryanair promised to bring 10 million tourists to Greece within the next three years, should Athens airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” reduce taxes and fees. The intentions and promises were table on Tuesday by deputy CEO and director of Ryanair business operation manager Michael Cawley during a press conference. Ryanair asked …

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Greece to raise extra fees for natural gas consumption

Their imagination is endless when it comes to steal the last cent I do not have form my pocket. Greek Energy Regulatory Authority plans to raise a so-called ‘security of supply” fee for consumers who use natural gas to heat their homes. The fee allegedly aims to “finance actions to …

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EOPYY Phone-Number for Doctors’ Appointment To Change as of August 6/2012

The telephone number of National Organisation for Health Care Services (EOPYY) is due to change as of August 6, 2012. Instead of <184> insurers will have to call <14884> or <14900>. At the same time the phone call fees will be raised from 0,03€ per call now to 1,08 euro for …

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Greek Public Hospitals Illegally Collected Fees from ER Patients

It took the Greek Health Ministry almost  a year to find out that public hospitals managers were illegally raising a levy of €5 from each patient seeking the accident and emergency departments. The relevant law  provided that a fee of €5 would be paid only by people seeking the outpatient clinics at …

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Movement “I don’t Pay” to lift highway toll barriers, Mar 5-7

The movement “I don’t Pay” organizes new action over the weekend and will lift the highway toll barriers in several toll booths around the country. The actions will take place in the early afternoon hours on March 5, 6 and 7, 2011. As this weekend marks the end of Carneval …

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