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  1. Health care should be diversified, official says

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of medical staff, suggesting it has room to play a bigger role. However, Mr Chen reiterated the government's stance that the public sector would be the main provider of health care services, ... China could find the right model, given the relatively small proportion of health care services provided by the private sector. 'Since the involvement by the private sector in health care ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586001/health-care-should-be-diversified-official-says
  2. Health-care fees worry lawmakers

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... affordable to the public, he said: 'We already have a safety net to make sure the needy ones, including the elderly and the poor, can enjoy public health-care service.' 'We understand ... Agnes Lam Lawmakers yesterday endorsed a motion urging the government to speedily review the health-care finance system, but most were opposed to fee increases. Democrat Andrew Cheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/539676/health-care-fees-worry-lawmakers
  3. Think-tank seeks reform of health care

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... several documents on health-care reform in the past 10-odd years but we are still in the status quo without any major changes. 'However, the community has spotted that our [public ... Patsy Moy A community think-tank has been set up to press the government for health-care reform. The Health-care Policy Forum comprises legislators, Patients' Rights Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536803/think-tank-seeks-reform-health-care
  4. Health-care plan targets workers, say protesters

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... to the Central Government Offices to voice their objections. Mr Tam called on the government to consider raising profits tax and salaries tax for the highincome group to help subsidise public health-care ... Colleen Lee A group of unionists protested yesterday against the government's health-care financing reform, which they said would increase many workers' financial burden. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/638154/health-care-plan-targets-workers-say-protesters
  5. Health-care reform must tackle insurance issues

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the burden on the public health-care system, so its resources could be directed to look after the poor, the chronically ill and those who require expensive and specialised care. The insurance ... A reminder that financing of health care is in dire need of reform does no harm. As we report today, some medical insurance plans that fail to cover private hospital costs offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600499/health-care-reform-must-tackle-insurance-issues
  6. Shenzhen opens its health-care services to HK residents

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Hong Kong residents living in Shenzhen will soon be able to join the city's public health-care scheme and enjoy cheaper medical services. Shenzhen Health Bureau director Jiang Hanping said the city would allow people from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan living in Shenzhen to join its public health-care scheme, allowing them the same benefits as other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/576075/shenzhen-opens-its-health-care-services-hk-residents
  7. No cure for politics in health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... Anthony Cheung If you believe media speculation, you may think the government's public consultation on reforming health-care funding might be delayed for political reasons. Namely, ... in the Hospital Authority over the past decade. But internal and external pressures persist. Policymakers face public pressure for more, better and prompter health-care services every day. When medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/555390/no-cure-politics-health-care
  8. Health-care funding 'needs a holistic view'

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Legislative Council inquiry report into the handling of the Sars outbreak in 2003. A public consultation on reform of health-care financing was put off last June, with health minister York Chow ... Mary Ann Benitez Cabinet minister wants medical reform to take in retirement, ageing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should act to reform health-care financing and consider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591231/health-care-funding-needs-holistic-view
  9. HealthCare issues US$15m in shares to US hedge fund

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So China HealthCare Holdings issued US$15 million convertible preference shares to US hedge fund Och-Ziff Capital Management yesterday to pay for upgrading facilities and services at its clinics. Och-Ziff is one of the top 20 hedge funds in the US with assets in excess of US$16 billion. The health-care services provider also entered an agreement yesterday to acquire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547103/healthcare-issues-us15m-shares-us-hedge-fund
  10. A better tomorrow?

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What is your view of the health-care reform document, Building a Healthy Tomorrow, which gives the private sector a bigger role and envisages a leaner and more focused public-hospital sector? Write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509084/better-tomorrow

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