The Health Council tonight, 7-Jan-16, unanimously approved the recommendations of the public committee for updating the medical services basket for 2016 ​

At the same time, the Council called for regularly increasing the amount at the disposal of the medical services committee for future years.
The final list approved by the committee includes 83 medicines and technologies for some 110,000 people, at an overall cost of NIS 300 million.
During the meeting, the Council thanked the committee chairperson, Prof. Rafi Beyar, the director of the Medical Technology and Infrastructure Administration, Dr. Osnat Luxenburg, and all committee members.
Prof. Beyar presented Council members with the working methods of the medical services basket committee, and its recommendations.
The final list of medicines that was approved by the Council will be submitted on Sunday for government approval.