Wednesday, 16 October 2013

How to pay for the Stanton hospital renovations

Nunavut MLA worried about mounting $10 million owed to #NWT for health services

"... Quttiktuq MLA Ron Elliott says he's concerned about Nunavut's medical bills piling up when Nunavummiut travel to the Northwest Territories for health services.

As chair of the standing committee on government operations and public accounts, Elliott asked Nunavut's health minister Keith Peterson how much Nunavut owes the NWT for using the Stanton Regional Hospital in Yellowknife.

Peterson said he didn't have the numbers in front of him Sept. 10 at the legislative assembly.

But Elliott said that through his research he found the debt is "close to $10 million."..."

No comments:

Post a Comment