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  1. Mandatory study for doctors ruled out

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Medical chief prefers monitoring system be set up to ensure quality of services Quality assurance schemes should be set up to monitor Hong Kong doctors and other health ... doctors' standards, the bureau had no immediate plan to introduce mandatory study for doctors. 'Anything meant to be mandatory will be difficult to do if there is no incentive for them to do ...

  2. Mandatory health insurance dropped, voluntary scheme floated

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The government will float a proposal for a voluntary medical insurance and savings scheme next year after finally dropping a controversial mandatory financing plan in the face of public opposition. Explaining that the public had reservations about any mandatory scheme, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the voluntary scheme would be worked out soon and would have ...

  3. Mandatory health care fund shunned in poll

    Posted Dec 20th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... care reserve scheme- gained only 42 per cent support. Such a scheme would require employees to contribute 3 to 5 per cent of their income to fund medical insurance and a medical savings reserve ...

  4. Health chief reveals change of focus for Hospital Authority

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... Ka-ki, deputy chairman of the panel, said: 'Our experience shows that it would take a long time to have a major scheme in place, such as the Mandatory Provident Fund.' ... yesterday. The comments by Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok represent a sharp policy departure. Dr Chow outlined his plan for repositioning the Hospital Authority ...

  5. Public forced to make up for funding cuts, says rights group

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... quality is in fact the result of a severe cut of funding to the Hospital Authority since 2001,' society director Ho Hei-wah said. 'It is now unfair for the government to shift ... and by enhancing primary care. It said the proposed mandatory medical saving and insurance scheme would put an extra burden on low income families. Cheung Tak-hai, chairman of the Alliance ...

  6. Home care scheme allocated more funds

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... allocated to mental-health services. It would receive a 2.5 per cent funding increase from the Hospital Authority in 2009-10, the highest among the seven clusters, said Dr Albert Lo Chi-yuen, ... Fuk-chi said the patients required services from doctors, nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists. This year, the cluster will train 50 case managers. The programme aimed to provide ...

  7. Hospital Authority funds system must change

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... inside and outside the Hospital Authority since it was set up in 1991, the funding arrangement underpinning the statutory agency has to be changed. Evidence of that is mounting, in the form ... the authority's revenue, some important tests must be passed. There should be no confusion about distraction from the authority's core reason for existing: providing health care to the people of Hong ...

  8. Subsidised health scheme put forward

    Posted Feb 12th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Public policy think-tank SynergyNet has called for the government to set up and subsidise a mandatory medical insurance scheme for middle-class people. Chairman Louis Shih Tai-cho ... public attention will be unnecessarily drawn to debate on the figures,' said Dr Ko. He added that the proposed mandatory medical savings scheme, put forward as part of the government's ...

  9. Insurance union backs mandatory health plan

    Posted May 31st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Kong Federation of Insurers- which has 130 member companies, including 40 providing medical insurance- said it supported the mandatory savings and insurance scheme. It also supported ... satisfy requirements of the mandatory scheme. The federation also supports proposals to develop a registry of family doctors and a system of electronic patient records to link the public ...

  10. Health insurers face calls for pre-reform regulatory checks

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... an insurance scheme. He believed the government can prevent complaints if it acts as an insurer to provide cover for all. 'If the government makes it mandatory for people to buy insurance, it must ... executive Roger Steel said a government-run scheme was not an ideal solution. 'If the government is the only provider of a mandatory medical insurance scheme, it effectively does not allow any ...




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