Insurance Cover for Traditional Medicine

Insurance Cover for Traditional MedicineInsurance Cover for Traditional Medicine

Tariffs have been fixed for traditional medicine services and soon preliminary and specialized consultations will be covered by insurance, said Dr. Mahmoud Khodadoust, director of traditional medicine at the health ministry.  Although rules for herbal drugstores have not been finalized, “the private sector is welcome to invest and cooperate with universities, traditional medicine professionals and graduates who can be managers of herbal drugstores,” Khodadoust said. Moreover, the Food and Drug Administration is willing to license eligible herbal drugstores for organic and herbal products, “in addition to regular medical services. Academic departments can offer herbal, traditional, and natural products as well,” he said, reports khabaronline.