The four health plan services (kupat holim) will receive a major financial boost for the coming year. On Wednesday evening the Ministry of Finance approved a 250 million shekel base budget.
According to the new agreement between representatives of the health plans, the Treasury, the Ministry of Health and Chairman of Labor and Welfare, approximately 88 million shekels will be added to the budget for the year 2014 and the remaining budget of previous years. The committee is expected approve the agreement next week.
The four kupat holim providers are: Leumit, Maccabi, Clalit and Meuhedet.