Mixed Reactions Over New American Samoa Hospital Fee Increase

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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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Samoa (The Samoa News, July 3, 2012) – Far from the public outcry for the previous hike in fees that led to their being rescinded, American Samoa’s LBJ hospital’s new rates quietly went into effect yesterday at 8 a.m.  They were met with a mixed response from visitors, with a telling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.