(L-R): Deputy Secretary for Food and Health Fong Ngai, Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee and Derek Lee, head of the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme, on March 29. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s new voluntary health insurance plan kicks in, but government expects possible benefit adjustments

  • The Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme was designed to relieve burden on city’s public health care system
  • But critics say the long-awaited plan does not do enough to cover medical expenses
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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(L-R): Deputy Secretary for Food and Health Fong Ngai, Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee and Derek Lee, head of the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme, on March 29. Photo: Nora Tam
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