Japan Weighs Insurance Incentives To Improve Health
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Japan's health ministry is drafting a proposed insurance plan aimed at rewarding those who avoid type 2 diabetes and other ‘expensive’ diseases considered preventable.
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