Thailand says coronavirus treatment is free for foreigners

Pedro Gonçalves
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Thailand's Ministry of Finance on Thursday (March 19) has confirmed that foreign visitors who were treated for coronavirus outbreak in the country will be able to claim back medical expenses from Thai hospitals. The ministry's confirmation also extends to foreigners who were placed under investigation pending COVID-19 test results. Poomisak Aranyakasemsuk, director-general of the Finance Ministry's Comptroller Department, said Thais and foreigners, including expatriates, who are covered by Thailand's welfare scheme, can claim medical expenses for the amount that exceeds the limit of t...

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