search

State said to agree to give HMOs another NIS 240 million because of pandemic

An Israeli woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at a Clalit clinic in Tel Aviv on August 10, 2021. (Miriam Alster/Flash90 )
An Israeli woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot at a Clalit clinic in Tel Aviv on August 10, 2021. (Miriam Alster/Flash90 )

In the midst of a public fight over health spending during the pandemic, the Health Ministry and Finance Ministry have agreed to increase the budget for Israel’s health providers by NIS 240 million ($74 million) for July-October, according to Hebrew media reports.

The HMOs have fought for additional state funding, citing the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic.

comments
Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed