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Doctors urge for a national health insurance system in Malaysia, but is it feasible?
 

Doctors urge for a national health insurance system in Malaysia, but is it feasible?

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Doctors are pushing for reducing the distinction between private and public hospitals, to allow all Malaysians to have easy access to healthcare. However, one of the problems with a social health insurance is that less than 10% of the population pays income tax.
 
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5 Jan 2017 - General
 
Imposing a national healthcare insurance to any of the countries in the world can be somehow difficult. It will always have the pros and cons, presenting the advantages and disadvantages, in short a debatable topic for everybody. So common issue here...
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The Malaysian government provides healthcare for all Malaysian citizens for 1 Malaysian Ringgit. This is equal to 0.25 USD. An ordinary Malaysian citizen can be checked by a doctor and get his/her medications from any governmental hospital by only pa...
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Mahmoud AbdelAziz
It is important that the health government keep supervising the governmental sectors as they serve many Malaysian people who can't afford the fees for private sec...
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Shunjie Chua So what you are saying is, both healthcare system cost money to the public,but government healthcare services is cheaper right. And the problem must be because the government...
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Theekshana Abayawickrama I have not been in the medical health system as a practitioner, but as a observer and consumer. I believe that the Malaysian health system is spilt into two systems....
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I'm trying to understand the situation of Malaysia from outside, and from what I gather government healthcare is not free for everyone in Malaysia, or is it? In my country, the government provides free healthcare services to anyone who needs it s...
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Malaysians benefited with this programme as they can access government and private hospitals with which more accessible healthcare system can be availed. We are not having compulsory health insurance law by the government which is being here as optio...
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The Malaysian health sector is currently divided between the governmental hospitals where the fees are cheaper, salaries are less and crowdedness is more than the private sector significantly. In my belief, any attempt to change this situation must t...
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