Research & Paper, What's New | January 10th, 2011 |

On 27th November 2010, The Professional Commons and Contemporary China Research Project of City University of Hong Kong co-organized a symposium on healthcare reform. There was a marathon but inspiring discussion of 6 hours in a midst of over 80 participants. Speakers include representatives of both public and private medical sectors, trade representatives of insurance industry, government officials, scholars and other stakeholders (details refer to Annex I). As far as the scope of discussion is concerned, speakers and participants expressed and exchanged their views over the voluntary private insurance scheme proposed by the Government, in which subsequent issues including packaged charging in private practices, insurance arrangements, healthcare finances as well as how to spend the $50 billion appropriation earmarked to the scheme were under heated debate.

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