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Abu Dhabi crown prince ditches 20% co-pay rule
Thursday 04 May 2017 Author: Lisa-Marie Janes

Shares in FTSE 100 healthcare group Mediclinic (MDC) shot up on 27 April when the Abu Dhabi government said United Arab Emirates residents with certain insurance policies would no longer have to pay 20% of the bill for private medical treatment.

Mediclinic said the co-pay rule had an ‘immediate and significant’ (negative) impact on its patient volumes when it was first introduced in July 2016.

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