Health Care in Fortunata
Health Care is free for
If you need to go to a GP,
there is no billing mechanism. You simply sign to say that you have attended,
and walk away.
If you are referred to a
specialist, all visits to that specialist are free.
If you need to go to the E.R.,
they only want to know your name to look at your medical history.
there is no billing mechanism.
Stay in a hospital and you will
be cared for until you are ready for discharge, free.
Call an ambulance, you
will be transported to the nearest E.R. free of charge.
Rescue boats and helicopters
are also on call – free of charge when required.
Prescription Medicines are
available from a pharmacist – free of charge.
Occupation Health Services,
Dental Health, Dentures, Eye tests, Spectacles, Contact Lenses, Hearing Tests
and Hearing Aids are all freely available.
From the doctors’ perspective,
they need to record the work that was performed, and they are directly
reimbursed by the government, online, on the day.
A doctor’s lobby group makes an
application for new fee schedules based on time, equipment, staffing and extra
study time to maintain credentials and keep abreast of new skills and services.
These applications are heard at a Tribunal hearing at Portia.
The needs of the
people are considered before the needs of any individual.