Richard Yuen (left) and health minister Ko Wing-man unveil details of the health scheme in 2014. Photo: Sam TsangRichard Yuen (left) and health minister Ko Wing-man unveil details of the health scheme in 2014. Photo: Sam Tsang
Richard Yuen (left) and health minister Ko Wing-man unveil details of the health scheme in 2014. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong voluntary health insurance scheme set to be watered down

The revised scheme will exclude high-risk people and those with a medical history; plans to legislate for the scheme are also likely to be shelved, meaning it will be implemented voluntarily with insurers

Richard Yuen (left) and health minister Ko Wing-man unveil details of the health scheme in 2014. Photo: Sam TsangRichard Yuen (left) and health minister Ko Wing-man unveil details of the health scheme in 2014. Photo: Sam Tsang
Richard Yuen (left) and health minister Ko Wing-man unveil details of the health scheme in 2014. Photo: Sam Tsang
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