Analyses | Medicine and healthcare | 2019-04-15 | Sing Tao

Is the opening of District Health Centre a chance to reform medical voucher for elderly?



The annual amount claimed under the Elderly Health Care Voucher Scheme has progressively increased since its launch 10 years ago. Does the huge sum of public funds spent meet the initial targets? As the first local District Health Centre is expected to open later this year, how can the use of vouchers be maximised?

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