Health insurers ‚unfair‘ to foreign workers

09.10.2011                      12.Cheschwan. 5772

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Health insurers 'unfair' to foreign workers

Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz charges that private companies are profiteering from medical coverage for the foreigners.

Private health insurance companies are accumulating “a fortune” from selling policies to the employers of foreign workers, charges Meretz MK Nitzan Horowitz, who demands that the government allow the four public health funds to insure them.
In a tempestuous Monday meeting of the Knesset Committee on Foreign Workers – which Horowitz chairs – he charged that the private companies are profiteering from medical coverage for the foreigners….