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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... resist any mandatory scheme, the government suggested people voluntarily buy government-regulated private health insurance. In the latest iteration, the government is planning to set up a HK$4.3 ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Hong Kong awaits report of latest study on how to fix the city's health funding ills, over 20 years after need for reform was first flagged System is sick ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to spend HK$14m to subsidise private care for 6,000 people

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:52pm by Emily Tsang

    .... The authority's director of cluster services, Dr Cheung Wai-lun, said a review would be held after the first year to determine whether the scheme should be extended to other districts and more diseases. ... and follow-ups for chronic patients. Cheung said there were 360 private doctors in the target districts and the authority would ask them soon to join the scheme. The doctors will prescribe patients ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    China considers higher patient fees to fund salary boost for doctors

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 04:32pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... by public medical insurance. Guo Jianying, inspector of the pricing division of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), said the authorities were studying feasible adjustments ... for patients, doctors and the government Wen Jianmin, orthopaedist  Guo said the new costs should reflect the value of services provided by medical workers while being acceptable under basic health ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors urge C.Y. Leung to move on medical insurance tax incentives

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reforms in view of the ageing population. He agreed it should provide tax incentives for people who buy medical insurance but said making insurance mandatory would only widen the wealth gap. ... was the simplest way to ease the workload on public hospitals, as more patients with such insurance would use private sector services. The voluntary health insurance scheme, proposed by former secretary ...



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