aetna

$100m retrieved in China’s medical insurance fund inspections

BEIJING — Around 720 million yuan (about $100.61 million) has been retrieved as a result of national inspections of China’s medical insurance funds last year, according to the National Healthcare Security Administration. A total of 48 medical institutions in 23 provincial-level regions were inspected in the national operation, which imposed fines of more than 145 […]

$100m retrieved in China’s medical insurance fund inspections Read More »

South Africa pursues universal health cover in the face of headwinds

[1/2]South African surgeons Dr Tim Forgan and Dr Imraan Mia use a robot called DaVinci to perform delicate operations at the Tygerberg hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, July 15, 2022. REUTERS/Shelley Christians/File Photo CAPE TOWN, June 13 (Reuters) – South African lawmakers agreed a new health insurance bill on Tuesday, paving the way for

South Africa pursues universal health cover in the face of headwinds Read More »

Chinese Protests Over Health Insurance Underscore Risks for Xi

(Bloomberg) — Chinese pensioners returned to the streets of Wuhan to protest changes to their medical benefits, highlighting the challenge confronting President Xi Jinping’s government following historic anti-lockdown demonstrations in November. Photos and videos taken in Wuhan on Wednesday showed a large group of people gathered under an overpass singing and chanting, despite a heavy

Chinese Protests Over Health Insurance Underscore Risks for Xi Read More »

Scroll to Top