June 13, 2010

CHINA: Beijing vows to cover all permanent residents into medicare system

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BEIJING, China / The People's Daily / Life & Culture / Health / June 13, 2010

Beijing Saturday launched a medicare reform vowing to increase medical resources so as to cover the city's 17 million permanent residents into its medicare system.

Mayor Guo Jinlong said the city government has earmarked 33.7 billion yuan (4.9 billion U.S. dollars) for carrying out the reform in the next two years.

Source: Xinhua

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