Israel's Newly Approved Subsidized Health Basket Focuses on Preventive Medicine

The cost of the new items on the list, known as the health basket, is NIS 300 million, putting the value of the entire basket at around NIS 7.3 billion.

The government has released its list of medicines, treatments and technologies it will cover next year, including 88 new medications and technologies, with the focus on preventive medicine. All told, the additions will benefit at least 300,000 Israelis.