Govt sets Covid treatment payment rates
published : 15 Feb 2022 at 12:17
writer: Apinya Wipatayotin
The government has set maximum lump sum payments for the treatment of Covid-19 patients with no or mild symptoms.
Dr Jadet Thammathat-aree, secretary-general of the National Health Security Office, said on Tuesday that payment was set at 6,000 baht per case for treatment lasting 1-6 days and 12,000 baht for a treatment period of seven days and longer.
If meals were excluded, payment would be 4,000 and 8,000 baht respectively.
From March 1, the rates would apply to green-coded Covid-19 patients who do home or community isolation, or are admitted to hospitels and hospitals, including field hospitals, he said.