Thursday, April 25, 2024

PM gives health costs warning

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Barbadians who can afford it may eventually be called upon to foot part of their  health- care bill though Prime Minister Freundel Stuart maintained Government is committed to providing universal health care.

Noting what he described as “strident and repeated public demands” for “entitlement to free health care” the Prime Minister said that sense of entitlement to a full range of free services from Government by people who could afford to pay the full cost for some services, those who could only pay part of the cost and those who could not afford to pay at all “is simply not tenable.”

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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