This year Romanians are set to pay for healthcare at the point of entry - doctors and experts criticise the new system, which aims to bring in more cash to the bankrupt state sector.
Analysis by Ana Maria Nitoi
Romania’s Ministry of Health is putting the final touches to a new system of patient payments, which it hopes will bring more cash to the healthcare system and discourage bribe-taking among medical staff.
Users of the public healthcare system will have to pay a personal contribution to medical services at the point of entry in the system.
This co-payment system is delayed from its proposed implementation in September 2009 and did not have a clear launch date as we went to press - alth...
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