A consultation on new legislation to allow the medical costs for treating the victims of asbestos-related diseases to be reclaimed has begun in Scotland. Backbencher Stuart McMillan, an SNP MSP has proposed a Member’s Bill which would require compensators to repay, to the Scottish Government, the cost of the NHS charges relating to the care and treatment of victims of asbestos-related diseases This money would then be repaid by the State to the health board which provided the treatment.
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