Roadmap to Transition

To improve the basic plan and make sure everyone can afford it, we have to change the way we pay for healthcare. This is health financing reform. Bermuda presently has a ‘multi-payer’ system with 4 separate health insurers and 3 large, employer-based schemes. This has a lot of duplication and inefficiency. To turn our expensive system into a lean, efficient system the Government will establish a single payer for the basic health insurance plan. 

The Ministry of Health is consulting to develop a Roadmap on how to convert our present system into a single payer system.

Additional benefits should still be available through multiple private insurers and employers. 

The aim is to develop a Roadmap to transition from this:

 

To this:

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