Budget 2020: Three areas to target for healthcare cost control

There are many ways to achieve affordable healthcare access for all Malaysians, and cost control is only one of them.

We’ve previously discussed reducing unnecessary healthcare demand and the limits behind cost controls. As we approach the tabling of Budget 2020 on Friday (Oct 11, 2019), let’s look at some specific allocations and tax incentives to control healthcare costs most impactfully.

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