More Israelis buying private health insurance

14.03.2012                      20.Adar. 5772

Gesundheitssystem:

More Israelis buying private health insurance

Health Ministry official says basic basket and insurance offer good protection, private purchase unneccesary.

There has been a significant increase in the purchase of private health insurance in Israel in recent years compared to rates in other OECD countries, according to the Health Ministry’s data published on Wednesday.
Daniella Arieli, Nir Kaidar and Dr. Tuvia Horev of the ministry’s economic and health insurance branch, will present their study at the annual meeting of the National Institute for Health Policy Research….