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Radiology charges reflect creeping two-tier health system - Dr Victor Luca

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People in Dannevirke had been able to get x-rays and ultrasound scans mostly for free via a public contract at a privately-owned practice for 25 years until the blade dropped. "We saw a dramatic downturn in people accessing the services," said Sam Chapman, operations manager at Tararau Health Group that does the scanning. Tararua mayor Tracey Collis did not know about the scanning charges back in April until she took a call from Pat Walshe. She was "shocked" and began a fight back.
Published 4 months ago · Dannevirke, New Zealand

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Radiology charges reflect creeping two-tier health system - Dr Victor Luca

People in Dannevirke had been able to get x-rays and ultrasound scans mostly for free for 25 years until the blade dropped.

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Radiology charges reflect creeping two-tier health system - Dr Victor Luca

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