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07-04-2012, 11:08 PM
http://www.tenerifenews.com/images/stories/Tennewspaper2012/453/ChemistDrugs.jpgHundreds of pharmacies in the Canary Islands face a summer of anxiety because the Government is once again behind with prescription payments. Angry chemists say the Ministry of Health has already spent 60% of its budget and has not been able to pay the April bills, amounting to 37.59 million euros. These should have been settled by May 20th. It is understood this is the first time this has happened this year but pharmacists warn it will not be the last and they anticipate a difficult summer with prescription reimbursements not coming in and putting them in great financial difficulty.

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