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GHS income up by €20 million, expenditure down by €50 million compared to projections
CNA - Costas Stavrinos - CYPRUS/Nicosia 14/01/2020 11:28

Income for the implementation of Cyprus’ General Healthcare System (GHS) from March 1 until end October 2019 increased by €20 million, while expenditure from June 1 until the end of 2019 fell by €50 million compared to initial projections.

In statements to CNA Cyprus Health Insurance Organization’s (HIO) senior officer Angelos Tropis said that contributions for GHS from March 1 until the end of October 2019 reached €330 million while extra payments made for visits to specialist doctors and the purchase of prescription drugs, since June 1, were about €10 million.

Referring to the HIO’s estimates on the income from contributions, Tropis said that “we had a positive difference in relation to the income projected by the actuarial study of Mercer consultants, which had estimated that we would receive around €310 million.


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