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Healthcare ‘could create 30,000 jobs’

An additional 30,000 new jobs and €1 billion in Exchequer tax revenue are among the economic benefits that would be generated within four years if the government created amore vibrant private healthcare sector, according to a recent analysis by Vivas

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
13th October, 2007

An additional 30,000 new jobs and €1 billion in Exchequer tax revenue are among the economic benefits that would be generated within four years if the government created amore vibrant private healthcare sector, according to a recent analysis by Vivas Health.

Vivas sent the assessment to Finance Minister Brian Cowen and urged him to stimulate development in the private healthcare sector by devising a sectoral policy that would liberalise the health insurance market and attract patients...

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