23 Feb '11, 6am

Surgeon billed patient for $24.8m

Surgeon billed patient for $24.8m

SURGEON Susan Lim treated a patient linked to the Brunei palace for seven months in 2007. Her bill: $24.8 million. Singapore’s Ministry of Health was upset when it learnt about the amount, and that led to it filing charges against the well-known doctor. That was the claim her lawyers made in the Supreme Court yesterday. They also noted that Dr Lim later reduced the bill twice, although it has yet to be paid. The bill is at the heart of a case between Dr Lim and the Singapore Medical Council (SMC). She is fighting the SMC’s decision to appoint a second disciplinary committee to investigate an accusation by the Health Ministry that she overcharged the patient. Yesterday was the first time that it came out into the open that the patient, who had breast cancer and later died, was linked to the Brunei royal household. The court also heard yesterday that Dr Lim spent 33 days in ...

Full article: http://thecourtroom.stomp.com.sg/stomp/courtroom/case_of_...

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