health insurance

In China, Too, a Health-care System in Disarray

In the Washington Post, Steven Mufson reports on government efforts to reform a health care system that has left many uninsured or with poor quality care: China’s health-care system is in disarray, a side effect of the...

Kathrin Hille: Taiwan to rescue health insurance programme

From the Financial Times: Taiwan’s government has launched an emergency package to save the island’s health insurance scheme from imminent bankruptcy. The crisis of the scheme, which is running aground only 10 years after its creation, highlights the difficulties shared by all major industrial economies in finding a way to sustainably finance social security programmes […]

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