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Doctors across Nepal hike consultation fees

Kathmandu, February 17

Doctors across the country have increased their consultation fees.

A meeting of the Nepal Medical Association, the umbrella organisation of Nepali doctors, and the Association of Private Health Institution of Nepal, an organisation of private health institutions, decided to increase the charges.

Now onwards, the consultation fees will be charged as follows:

SNQualificationExperienceConsultation fees (Rs)
1MBBS/BDSFive years
Above five years
370
450
2DiplomaFive years
Above five years
515
590
3MD/MS/MDSFive years
Above five years
660
700
4DM/MchFive years770
5DM/Mch and MD, MS, MDSAbove five years
Above 10 years
825
825

The organisations say they decided to hike the fees as per a recommendation of the Nepal Rastra Bank Inflation and Fees Consultation Committee.

As per the government rules, doctors’ consultation fees get revised every two years.

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