AMMAN – Jordanian doctors have been treating tens of thousands of Libyan war wounded at private hospitals and clinics across the country. But the mission of mercy has become the object of controversy amid accusations of inflated bills and patients being turned away for lack of beds.

The Libyan government, which is footing the bill for people injured in the civil war that brought down Muammar Gaddafi, is instituting an audit after they were hit with charges in excess of $110 million. They accuse the private medical centers of ordering unnecessary tests and charging double or even triple the normal cost for treatment.

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