Throughout East Asia, health insurance often promotes an excessive use of medical resources, which in turn fuels an escalation in costs. Photo: XinhuaThroughout East Asia, health insurance often promotes an excessive use of medical resources, which in turn fuels an escalation in costs. Photo: Xinhua
Throughout East Asia, health insurance often promotes an excessive use of medical resources, which in turn fuels an escalation in costs. Photo: Xinhua

Lessons from Hong Kong's neighbours on health care reform

Alex He says transparency and better regulation can keep costs down

Throughout East Asia, health insurance often promotes an excessive use of medical resources, which in turn fuels an escalation in costs. Photo: XinhuaThroughout East Asia, health insurance often promotes an excessive use of medical resources, which in turn fuels an escalation in costs. Photo: Xinhua
Throughout East Asia, health insurance often promotes an excessive use of medical resources, which in turn fuels an escalation in costs. Photo: Xinhua
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