14 percent increase in Doctors’ consultation fees

Kathmandu, May 15: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) and the Association of Private Health Institution Nepal (APHIN) have reached an agreement to raise the doctor’s consultation charge by 14 percent.

NMA general secretary Dr. Sanjeev Tiwari said that the latest decision to raise the fees follows on the recommendation of the Nepal Rastra Bank’s Inflation and Fees Advisory Committee.

As per the revised fee chart, Rs. 420 to Rs. 940 is per patient for doctor consultation. The fees to see MBBS and BDS graduates with experience for 5 years is fixed at Rs. 420 while Rs. 515 is charged to receive services from those who have experience for more than 5 years.

Similarly, the fees to see a doctor with a diploma degree and experience for 5 years are Rs. 670, and RS. 750 is charged for an appointment with MD, MS and MDS doctors having experiences up to 5 years. Rs. 880 is charged to see those with experience for more than 5 years.

Likewise, one has to pay Rs. 880 to receive the service from a doctor with DM/MCH degree and experience for 5 years, and Rs. 940 to see those MD/MCH degree holders with experiences of more than 5 years.


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