19 Oct 2017

CNMI hospital hikes room, board rates

12:09 pm on 19 October 2017

To keep up with the increasing costs of healthcare services in the Northern Marianas, the Commonwealth Health Center has bumped up its fees and charges.

The highest increase is on a semi-private rooms, with the new daily fee of $US2800 an increase of 150 per cent.

An isolation room now costs $US2550 per day, up $400.

Earlier this month, the hospital gave its nursing staff salary increases that will cost up to $US3M a year.