Written by: Zheng Cuibi
2020-07-03 15:56Date of last update: 2020-07-03 15:57
The government is planning to launch the Hong Kong version of the health code, but the virus testing in Hong Kong is currently expensive, ranging from more than 1,000 to more than 3,000 yuan.
A large medical group cooperated with a private laboratory to launch a deep-throat saliva test of 950 yuan. The fee is all inclusive, including a doctor's assessment, deep-throat saliva nucleic acid test and test report. The public will receive a sample bottle after consultation, as long as they leave a sample of deep throat saliva in the morning of the next day and hand it to the collection point on their own, they can get the report on the second working day of the sample submission; if they need to take the report on the same day, another Add 600 yuan express processing, you can get the report on the evening of submitting the sample.
At present, the relevant discounts are provided by Kangjian Medical and Yingjian Medical. They all provide services in cooperation with the "Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Laboratory". "Hong Kong 01" is inquiries to other medical groups.
Kangjian Medical cooperates with the "Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Laboratory" to launch a virus test of 950 yuan.
Town Health International Medical Group announced that in order to cooperate with the Hong Kong government's upcoming launch of the "Hong Kong version of the health code", the group cooperated with the "Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Laboratory" to launch a virus test of 950 yuan, providing related services including 40 general health clinics of Town Health , Dr. Wei Yuli Medical Center 3 integrated medical centers, Christian Spiritual Association clinics, Baifeng Medical Center and Yukang Medical Center.
The fee of HK$950 includes a doctor’s evaluation, deep-throat saliva nucleic acid test and test report. Suppose that the public went to the clinic on Monday and submitted the sample on Tuesday morning, and the report was available at noon on Wednesday; if it is an emergency, an additional 600 yuan can be added, and the public can already get the report on Tuesday evening. Dr. Liang Guoling, Chief Operating Officer of Kangjian International Medical Group, said that because the laboratory is closed on Sunday, citizens who go to the clinic on Friday and Saturday may need one more day to obtain the report; Other problems caused failure to produce test results, you may need to do multiple tests at your own expense.
Dr. Liang Guoling, Chief Operating Officer of Kangjian International Medical Group, said that if the amount of testing increases in the future, the laboratory can consider using more automated machines and switching to other raw materials, and the price may then be reduced again. (Profile picture / Photograph by Chen Qianting)
Liang Guoling said that citizens can see doctors at clinics across the board, but there are currently only 7 sample collection points. The collection point is a medical service center. Citizens can hand in samples themselves or find relatives and friends to do the work. He pointed out that the current details on how to give the test report to the public are still to be confirmed by the government. It is estimated that if the test result is negative, the laboratory will upload the report to the relevant government system, and will also send a copy to the clinic and then forward it to the test. If the test is positive, it will be referred to the government department for follow-up.
The reporter earlier inquired as a customer about the number of private hospitals, and found that doctors' fees in different hospitals will vary according to the time of consultation. For example, on Sundays and weekday evenings, the doctor's fee can be doubled. Liang Guoling pointed out that the group's clinics have a scheduled opening time, so doctors' prices can be unified. He continued that he realized that the public had a need for testing, and the general fee level was difficult to bear. With his repeated coordination, he finally won the price reduction, "making less money", and if the amount of testing increases in the future, the laboratory can Consider using more automated machines and switching to other raw materials, and the price may then be reduced again.
Yingjian Medical cooperates with "Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Laboratory" to launch a virus test of 950 yuan. (Yingjian medical facebook picture)
In addition, Yingjian Medical also announced that it will cooperate with the Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Laboratory to provide deep-throat saliva nucleic acid testing for 950 yuan. The report time is one working day, and an additional 600 yuan will be available for immediate report. The report is valid for 7 days, calculated from the day the sample is received.
Mr. Huang, a chemist at the Hong Kong Molecular Pathology Laboratory, said that the laboratory uses reagents from the Mainland and Germany, excluding labor. The cost of reagents for each test order is also 400 yuan, and there is no room for lowering the price of reagents. Only after taking up social responsibility, we cooperated with the medical group to launch discounts. "I hope to help the citizens get through the barriers quickly." He said that at the discounted prices, the company has no money to make, but only achieves balance of payments, and the laboratory currently conducts fewer tests every day. , "Single digits sometimes", but the instrument can hold more than 90 samples. He described that every time he does it, he hopes that after the health code policy is implemented, the amount of testing will increase and the cost can be reduced.
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