Moon Jae-in Care Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Wary of Shifting Landscape, Hospitals Tighten Purse Strings

Wary of Shifting Landscape, Hospitals Tighten Purse Strings

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Revenue worries in the aftermath of healthcare reforms dubbed “Moon Jae-in Care” are keeping hospitals’ coffers closed even as the government takes pains to encourage the medical sector to invest in new infrastructure.  After initially earmarking 390 billion won for a medical facility in “city of the future” Songdo [...]

Public Backs Mooncare, But Not Keen on Premium Increases

Public Backs Mooncare, But Not Keen on Premium Increases

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Six in ten South Koreans support ‘Mooncare’, a presidential initiative to expand health insurance coverage, but the majority of the public aren’t keen on health insurance premium increases, a new survey has found. According to survey results released by the National Health Insurance Corporation (NHIC) on Thursday, nearly 60 percent [...]

Doctors Clash Over ‘Moon Jae-in Care’

Doctors Clash Over ‘Moon Jae-in Care’

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean doctors in the fields of Korean medicine and Western medicine are clashing over ‘Moon Jae-in Care’, an initiative to expand national health insurance coverage to include ultrasounds and MRI scans. In a statement, the Association of Korean Medicine, a group representing doctors of traditional Korean medicine, condemned doctors [...]