Critical illness insurance coverage to expand in China

Beijing china health critical illness insurance

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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China works to boost availability of health insurance

Chinese Health Insurance Reform

Chinese government aims to make health insurance and medical care more affordable China has been making significant changes to its insurance industry in recent years. The government has been laboring to make health insurance more inclusive for consumers throughout the country. Though it has seen modest success in this endeavor, the Chinese government continues to work on ways to improve the industry and make health insurance friendlier for consumers. According to Health Minister Chen Zhu, work is being done to ensure ill consumers do not lose everything they have in…

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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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