Panel okays 77 medical technologies for basket

30.12.2011                      04.Tewet. 5772

Gesundheitssystem:

Panel okays 77 medical technologies for basket

Some patients will be happy; those needing over 500 not accepted will be disappointed; cost will be NIS 300m.

The basket of medical technologies will be expanded by 77 new medications and medical devices in 2012 at a cost to the Treasury of NIS 300 million, out of 600 technologies proposed for inclusion that would have cost NIS 2 billion.
The basket is comprised of medications and other technologies that are provided by the health funds to relevant patients in exchange for only small copayments….