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Listen: VHI Offering Private Patients Cancer Medication Not Available To Public Patients.

: 04/15/2019 - 12:26

Oncologist have expressed huge concerns after it emerged VHI Health insurance is offering cancer drugs to private patients which are not available to public patients.

Historically health insurers here have followed the public system in facilitating access to new drugs.

It means that when public patients come in to clinics, doctors won't necessarily be able to offer them the best drugs that they can.

Deputy Editor of the Sunday Business Post, Susan Mitchell says, it's creating a two tier divide;

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