N'tl healthcare plan worries insurers

Goodale, Greg
February 2002
Warsaw Business Journal;2/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1
Reports on the plan of creating a National Healthcare Fund in Warsaw, Poland. Views of Health Minister Marius Lapinski on National Healthcare Act; Concerns of private clinics and insurance companies over the proposed fund; Negotiations of Patients' Fund on acquiring medical services.


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