All HMOs' custodial care coverage to be the same, so they compete on price
The new rules will also eliminate the impediment to switching HMOs posed by members' existing custodial coverage.
Israel's four health maintenance organizations must provide uniform coverage in the custodial nursing care policies they sell. The Finance Ministry's insurance commissioner, Oded Sarig, announced the change Thursday. The aim is to end a situation in which consumers may find it difficult to sort out the competing claims of the different kupot holim.