national health insurance


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national health insurance

a health insurance program in many countries other than the United States that is financed by taxes and administered by the government to provide comprehensive health care that is accessible to all citizens of that nation.

national health insurance

A form of health insurance coverage whereby all of a country's citizens receive care financed by their government. Countries with national health insurance include Canada and the United Kingdom.
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The Treasury has delayed plans to set up a National Health Insurance (NHI) fund after saying that it needs advice from the Davis tax committee on the feasibility of proposals.
She discussed the possibility of MoU between BISP, Ministry of Health Pakistan and NHIS of Korea for developing big data for future growth of PM National Health Insurance Scheme (PMNHIS) with Head of Research at NHIS, Hongkyub Lee and Director International Relations, Park Choon Sik.
Improvements in the financial sustainability of the Bahamian health system is one of the key reasons the Government has decided to move towards the implementation of National Health Insurance as it offers clearly the benefits of cost containment and ideal allocation of resources when compared with the existing system, Dr.
While some of the insurance companies are coming out with alternative plans to help the citizens, nothing seems to be as attractive as those provided under the now defunct National Health Insurance Company (NHIC), it is felt.
Republic Act (RA) 10606, the National Health Insurance Act, signed on June 21, 2013, provides mandatory health care services to all Filipinos through a socialized health insurance program.
The Board of National Health Insurance Company (Daman) restructured under the chairmanship of Mohammed Sultan bin Ghanoum Al Hamili.
As high as 84 percent of the beneficiaries of the first phase of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have said the services provided by the scheme exceeded their expectations, a survey has revealed.
Yadav, who made the announcement of launching the the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) at a press conference here, said that his government has always worked for welfare of the poor.
USPRwire, Fri Apr 19 2013] Ghana's size and expanding national health insurance scheme makes its one of the most attractive markets in the region for drugmakers.
The century-long struggle to establish a national health insurance system ended on November 8, 2012, when Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) told ABC News reporter Diane Sawyer on a live national television interview that "Obamacare is the law of the land," and there would be no more attempts by the House to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.
In August 2011, the Green Paper on the National Health Insurance (NHI)1 was released for debate and comment by all in the country.
Taiwan: Taiwan moved Thursday to curb eating contests, a fad that has caused at least one death, and suggested the national health insurance stop paying for participants seeking medical treatment afterwards.

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