Health Basket C'tee discusses inclusion of 110 drugs, medical procedures

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 24, 2008 14:38

The Health Basket Committee on Sunday discussed amendments to its list Sunday with 110 drugs and medical procedures being put forward for inclusion at a cost of 1,200,000,000 shekels. The committee has been allocated 452 million shekels and committee members must choose medicines and procedures it recommends be included in the basket at this cost. Meanwhile, dozens of sick people protested outside Ma'aleh Hahamisha Exhibition Center calling for the inclusion of certain drugs in the basket.


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