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Unpaid ED Charges At Midlands Hospital One Of The Highest In The Country

The HSE was owed more than €40 million last year by patients who failed to pay their hospital bills. 

The HSE was owed more than €40 million last year by patients who failed to pay their hospital bills. 

Almost €11.3 million related to in-patient hospital stays, while €8.3 million was from people not paying their €100 Emergency Department charge. 

Portlaoise Regional Hospital had one of the highest bills in the country for unpaid ED charges - according to the Irish Daily Star - at €1.2 million.
 

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