Mixed Reactions Over New American Samoa Hospital Fee Increase
Mixed Reactions Over New Am. Samoa Hospital Fee Increases
Even with higher rates, service at LBJ reportedly slow
By Joyetter Feagaimaalii-Luamanu
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (The Samoa News, July 3, 2012) – Far from the public outcry for the previous hike in fees that led to their being rescinded, American Samoa’s LBJ hospital’s new rates quietly went into effect yesterday at 8 a.m. They were met with a mixed response from visitors, with a telling difference in reactions from residents versus non-residents.