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Government published policies for customers' freedom of choice 21.12.2016

On 21 December, the Government published a draft of the legislation detailing how customers will be able to select from among the health and social services that are within the scope of freedom of choice. Additionally, the Government published changes made to the Health, Social Service and Regional Government bill. According to government, a government proposal on the simplification of multisource financing will be drawn up in 2017. As part of the health and social services solution the government outlined that all 18 counties would organise their own emergency medical services, meaning rescue services will also be organised in each of these counties.