Gov't raises funding for drug subsidies
The Hungarian government said it would raise funding for drug subsidies and subsidies of medical aids and equipment in 2014 by HUF 13 bln and HUF 4.8 bln respectively, in a resolution released yesterday, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today.
Spending on drug subsidies reached HUF 250 bln by the end of October, 84.9% of the HUF 294 bln budgeted for the year, according to recently published ten-month central budget figures.
Another HUF 46 bln spent on subsidies for medical aids in the first ten months of the year was 89.9% of the HUF 51 bln annual target.
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