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Romania to change health system

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7102.205k (Published 26 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:205
  1. Tudor Toma
  1. Iasi, Romania

    Romania is to switch from a centralised healthcare system to an insurance model similar to that of Germany, after a large majority in parliament endorsed the move this month.

    From 1998 all employees will have to pay 5-7% of their total earnings in compulsory health insurance to a central company, Casa de Asigurari pentru Sanatate. The insurance company will then buy …

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