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  1. New chief brings splash of colour to provident fund body

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Everything is orange and yellow at the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority, even its headquarters in West Kowloon. Its new chief, Anna Wu Hung-yuk (inset), has inherited this mandatory colour scheme and has vowed to enforce it, even with gifts (pictured) she passed out to reporters at a tea gathering this week. Mind you, the gift bag is nothing fancy, at least nothing ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Spending caps bid for hospital patients

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... a patient's spending had reached the annual limit set for their income group, services would be provided for free or covered by insurance or savings schemes to be introduced in the future. ... health services are funded. According to a senior government source, options include the introduction of mandatory health insurance payments. An increase in hospital charges is also possible. ...

  5. Review urged of private-ops pilot scheme

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Doctors have called on the Hospital Authority to review or end a long-running pilot scheme providing subsidies to cataract patients to have private surgery after ... Chow Pak-chin, president of the Hong Kong Association of Private Eye Surgeons, said the authority should end the cataract programme and divert the remaining funding to other types of eye ...

  6. Health funding proposals denounced as tax burdens

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Paggie Leung

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Paggie Leung The government's long-awaited report on health care funding was released yesterday, setting out six financing options but raising concerns that it would increase the middle class' tax burdens. Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok released the report, 'Your Health, Your Life'. The alternative funding models ...

  7. Cancer fund short of cash to provide new drugs

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... of resources. A Hospital Authority spokeswoman said the 2007-08 budget included more funding to provide wider access to the latest cancer drugs. Donations to the society can be made by calling 2814 ... Agnes Lam Cancer patients with financial difficulties could face delays in treatment due to a shortfall in funding for cancer drugs at a patient support group. The Anti-Cancer Society, ...

  8. New funds for kidney dialysis boon for patients

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Hospital Authority is making it easier for kidney patients to have life-saving treatment. Using extra funds provided by the government, 30 extra places for blood cleansing haemodialysis treatment will be provided in hospitals in addition to the 640 already available. The authority has also started a pilot scheme with a charity to subsidise patients having haemodialysis ...

  9. Dual approach planned on health reform

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Insurance and savings targeted A key health advisory body is putting the final touches to reform proposals that include a mandatory savings and insurance scheme and an eventual ... suicide.' Another source close to the committee said some members believed a medical savings scheme alone was not enough. 'The committee believes that a mandatory insurance scheme is necessary. ...

  10. Hospital Authority staff provide high-quality health care

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dr Richard Lo ('HK has good balance of public and private medical care', June 15) accuses Kaiser Permanente [health care provider] of being offensive but then makes the even more offensive claim that health care workers in the Hospital Authority are lower grade practitioners. If all health care workers were motivated primarily by money then this would almost certainly ...




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