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        6/12/2013, Tammuz 4, 5773

      Health Minister Calls for Healthcare for Non-Citizens


      The Knesset Committee for Foreign Workers convened on Wednesday for a special discussion on health care for non-citizens. Health Minister MK Yael German (Yesh Atid Party) stated, "we are committed to treat patients of all classes. Various medical services provided to aliens without status is budgeted between 50 and 70 million shekels. I will investigate the option of giving them additional medical rights as allowed through the National Health Insurance Law"