Critical illness insurance coverage to expand in China

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The country intends to broaden its current protection to include rural and urban residents by the end of 2015. China now has intentions to expand its critical illness insurance to the point that it will include all types of diseases within that category, and it will apply to residents of both rural and urban areas. The goal in the country is to have this new wider insurance coverage in place by the end of the year. The government recently made this official announcement and stated that the expansion of critical…

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Insurance news from China shows expansion of health coverage

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Chinese medical protection will be broadened to make sure that the sick can afford care. The latest insurance news from China is that the country has now announced that the national health coverage will be experiencing a notable expansion by bringing private insurers into the fold so that more major diseases will be covered. The goal is to shrink the mortality gap between urban and rural residents. It is also hoped that this will help to keep costs to a minimum. According to the Chinese health minister, Chen Zhu’s statement…

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Farmers in China receive a bump in health care coverage

In Beijing, China, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security recently announced that the urban basic health insurance will provide coverage to around eight million Chinese for 2011. The said insurance program will increase the number of covered urban residents to 90% or 440 million. This number was only 432 million back in 2010. This was announced by the ministry during a press conference that was held on Wednesday in Beijing. This health insurance program will include the basic health insurance for those who are residing in urban areas…

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