China's Ministry of Health Presents New Five-Year Plan to Limit Healthcare Costs for Individuals  
1/10/2011 12:35:22 PM

January 10, 2011 -- China’s Ministry of Health has set the goal of cutting each patient’s contribution to their own healthcare costs to 30%. Currently, the average individual pays 38%. The 30% target is part of the Twelfth Five-Year Plan for the PRC, covering the years 2011-15. This goal is in addition to the building of a basic national healthcare system that covers all citizens of China. More details....