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Healthcare insurance schemes in China set for more reform this year

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

Healthcare insurance schemes for employees of the government and state-owned enterprises in China appear set for further reform in 1999, as part of continuing efforts by the central government to control burgeoning healthcare costs. The changes, if implemented, are likely to have an impact on the healthcare market by raising public cost awareness.

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