Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Public hospitals drop medicines mark-up to avoid overmedication

Some hospitals have trailed a medical care service fee and eliminated the 15 percent drug mark-up. Such reform aims to separate hospital's income from medical treatment and prescription medicine. Since the reform started in the Beijing Chaoyang Hospital in September, their statistic shows that patients' medical cost has been decreased, while the income of doctors is on the rise.

Read more - CRI

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