Experts call on 'fat cat' Sweden to reform

2013-10-03 The Local

In regards to the escalating healthcare costs The Local refers to an opinion piece in Svenska Dagbladet written by Martin Ljunge, IFN. "[Ljunge] argued that healthcare insurance should be separated from the state budget in the same way as pensions." He suggested that the high cost of health insurance impacts spending on education and care services .Ljunge proposed, writes The Local, "a closed system where revenues from health insurance contributions are drawn from payroll taxes and national insurance".

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