In Hungary hospital arrears reach HUF22bn

Hospital arrears have increased by HUF3.8bn m/m to slightly more than HUF22bn by the end of February, the news portal Napi reported citing data from the Hungarian State Treasury. It pointed out that arrears increased at a faster pace compared to last year when this level of arrears was reached only by the end of March. Out of the total arrears, around 27% share represented arrears overdue by more than 60 days despite that the government subsidized hospitals at end-2017 for settling their arrears. As we reported, the government subsidy for the hospital arrear repayment amounted to a total of HUF56bn.

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