Mongolians in South Korea to receive arthritis treatment free of charge

2019-08-19 15:46:54

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On August 16, Mongolian Labor and Social Protection Center in the Republic of Korea established a Memorandum of Cooperation with the BON orthopedics hospital in the South Korean city of Uijeongbu to safeguard health of Mongolians working and living in the country. Mongolians working in South Korea encounter high medical cost burden to get medical services at specialized spine and joint hospitals even when covered by health insurance.

Thus, within the memorandum, BON hospital will provide spine and joint examination and treatment, pain relief injections and operations for those covered by medical insurance free of charge and arthritis examination and treatment, pain relief shots and operations for those not covered by the insurance with a 20 to 30 percent discount.