131 million TL loss is in the report of the Court of Accounts! Free health for foreigners

The problem of not allocating the receivables arising from the health services provided to foreign nationals, which the Court of Accounts warned the Ministry of Health since 2018, could not be resolved this year either.

According to the news of Sarp Sağkal from Cumhuriyet; In the last published report of the ministry, it was stated that the receivables of the public within this scope increased to 131 million 378 thousand 868 TL. It was also noted in the report that there is no control mechanism to follow up the receivables.

The Court of Accounts warned the Ministry of Health for the first time in 2018, “Failure to follow up the receivables arising from the health services provided to foreigners” The problem has not been resolved in the intervening four years. Receivables exceeding 70 million TL in 2020 increased to 131 million 378 thousand 868 TL in 2021.

TIMEOUT WARNING

Reminding that it had warned the ministry for three years in its audit report last year, the Court of Accounts said, “A control mechanism should be established in order to follow up and collect the receivable and to eliminate the risk of public loss due to statute of limitations” He repeated his warning this year.

Noting in the report that the amount that can be collected from foreigners this year is less than the previous year, “In 2021, the accrual ratio of collections was 41.29 percent. In 2020, this rate was realized as 45.03 percent. In addition, since the invoice cannot be issued to the foreigners who are provided with 112 ambulance service and whose identity cannot be identified, the relevant amount is not recorded as accrual. information shared.

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