Yunnan To Embrace Medical Care Reform
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
The Kunming municipal government has released an opinion report on health care reform. It states that private organizations could account for 70 percent of the city's health care assets by 2012, signaling the opening and transformation of its medical care market. Yunnan province offers preferential policies to encourage social funding of medical organizations in cities and remote rural areas. According to a Chinese Hospital Association officer, this unprecedented support for private hospitals comes with the prerequisite of providing public welfare, an issue that may complicate capital control for realizing the five-year plan. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)
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