French health insurer backs austerity measures
This article was originally published in Clinica
CNAM, the French health insurance agency, is to back the government's austerity measures in a bid to control health spending. The agency's president, Jean-Claude Mallet, reassured the minister responsible for health, Jacques Barrot, after concerns that health spending was again surging. CNAM was to meet on May 31st with other health agencies to set out an agenda for improved control of health spending.