‚Public funding for updating health basket eroding‘

05.02.2012                      12.Schwat. 5772


'Public funding for updating health basket eroding'

More gov't support needed, says Health Ministry after annual statistical report released.

Although the cost of the basket of health services that the four health funds provide rose to more than NIS 32 billion last year, the erosion in public funding for updating the basket continues, according to a report published on Sunday.
The report by the Health Ministry's economics and health insurance branch was released 17 years after the National Health Insurance Law was introduced, ensuring basic health coverage for all. The data were compiled by Daniela Arieli, Dr. Tuvia Horev and Nir Kedar….