French healthcare budget is adopted despite "anti" lobby
This article was originally published in Clinica
The French government has achieved its primary goal in pushing forward the sickness insurance reforms. Despite a heavy weight of opposition, the French social security finance bill (Plfss) for 2005 was adopted on December 2 by the parliament, meaning that the controversial cuts to the increase in the healthcare budget will now go ahead as the government struggles to bring healthcare spending under control.
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