ST: How Mount Alvernia Keeps Its Patients’ Bills Low

Mount Alvernia Hospital has consistently been praised by insurers for charging the lowest among all private hospitals here because it does not see itself as a profit centre.

While such a statement may raise the eyebrows of sceptics, the data on hospital bills from the Ministry of Health will show that this is the case: Its bills are usually 30 per cent to 50 per cent lower than the highest bill of other private hospitals for patients with similar illnesses.

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