26 May 2011

CNMI hospital calls in debt collection agency

1:43 pm on 26 May 2011

The Northern Marianas Commonwealth Health Center, which is owed ten of millions of dollars by patients, has hired a debt collection agency.

The acting deputy secretary for hospital administration, Esther Muna, says their ageing collectibles, dating back to 2005 amount to more than 12 million US dollars.

She says they have few staff so decided to outsource the debt collection.