Health Ministry urged to supervise medical tourism

05.10.2012                      19.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 3

Gesundheitssystem:

Health Ministry urged to supervise medical tourism

Treatment of foreigners may come at expense of local patients, Knesset research center report finds.

Although medical treatment for foreign tourists could come at the expense of local patients due to already inadequate manpower and facilities, the Health Ministry does not properly supervise its implementation and has not passed relevant legislation, according to a report the Knesset’s Research and Information Center issued….