Gov't raises funding for drug subsidies

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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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