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Health Services: Foreign Nationals

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 50142, tabled on 15 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he has plans to increase the amount of money recovered from foreign nationals using the NHS.

Answered on

11 October 2021

The Department has no current plans to increase the rates charged to overseas visitors for National Health Service care. However, we continue to work with NHS England and NHS Improvement to help trusts improve overseas charging processes and increase debt recovery.