Financial Market Brief Feb 19 2016
From all indications, it appears that the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme will be delayed. The Prime Minister indicated that it is more important to get the NHI process right than to adhere to a timeline that was outlined for the scheme. It is believed that the delay was mainly due to the slow pace in registration and the inability to get insurance companies and doctors to endorse the government’s version of the plan. This column believes in universal healthcare and that all citizens should have access to affordable, high-quality medical care. Weekly_Market_Recap_19-Feb-2016 Click here for full Weekly Market Recap

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