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MOH Malaysia: Subsidised rates to stay despite increase in dental charges
 

MOH Malaysia: Subsidised rates to stay despite increase in dental charges

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The Health director-general has confirmed the increase in charges of public dental services displayed in the circular, but pledged that the government will continue to provide quality health services at a subsidised rate.
 
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3 Feb 2017 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this article Mahmoud AbdelAziz. The ideal situaiton is that the government provides subsidised care for the needy and everyone in the population can afford basic healthcare. No system is perfect, hence we need to see if the system actually works for that particular country benefiting the majority of people. For example the Taiwanese government has this policy - called Jian Bao, whereby all Taiwanese can have subsidised afforable healthcare, but it takes a huge toll on the g...
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Thank you for sharing this article Mahmoud AbdelAziz . I feel that the low medical payment is something that is good for the people in the long term, but it could have detrimental effects in the long term. This is because once it is started , it is very difficult to wean the public off it( As described in the article). The model of having those who are able to pay more is really nothing new, it has been done in m...
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