Budget delays could harm patients

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November 28, 2005 01:54

Delays in passing the state budget could prevent the inclusion of drugs for patients with life-threatening diseases in the basket of health services, Israel Medical Association chairman Dr. Yoram Blachar wrote to Finance Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday. The basket is updated upon recommendation of a public committee at the end of the year, but if additional funds are not allocated the new drugs cannot be included, Blachar said.



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