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1. Menopause drugs could now be covered under GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menopause-drugs-could-now-be-covered-under-gesy

Following a proposal by MPs Charalambos Pazarou, Efthymios Diplarou, and Savia Orphanidou, the Parliamentary Health Committee today discussed the inclusion of medicines for the treatment of menopause symptoms in the General Health Insurance System (GESY) as well as the implementation of a menopause information campaign....

2. Hadjipantelas: No new extension for doctors outside the GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjipantelas-no-new-extension-for-doctors-outside-the-gesy

Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas warned that if we are not careful, we could open a new can of worms by sneaking in the multi-insurance plan that no one wants. ...

3. November 24th: D-day for non-GESY doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/november-24th-d-day-for-non-gesy-doctors

The court's decision to deny the request for non-GESY doctors to continue providing services in GESY-affiliated private hospitals until the case is heard on the 24th of the month changes the facts....

4. Private health insurance coverage declined by 20% due to GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-health-insurance-coverage-declined-by-20-due-to-gesy

Predictions of a drop in private health insurance coverage following the implementation of the second phase of the General Health Plan were slow to emerge....

5. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

6. The economy and Turkey's East Med push dominated candidate's talking points this week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-economy-and-turkey-s-east-med-push-dominated-candidate-s-talking-points-this-week

The development of the economy, the basic positions of the Committee of Occupied Municipalities on the Cyprus problem and Turkey's activities in the Eastern Mediterranean are the main talking points of the presidential candidates this week....

7. Pregnant refugee who lost twins blames hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pregnant-refugee-who-lost-twins-blames-hospital

A senior pastor in Nicosia says a pregnant refugee lost her twins after hospital administrators refused medical treatment due to lack of paperwork, with the health minister ordering a probe into the matter and vowing to personally escort the lady at her next appointment...

8. Public hospitals to be fully computerized in 24 months

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/public-hospitals-to-be-fully-computerized-in-24-months

Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy Kyriacos Kokkinos announced on Monday that in 24 months, the computerization of public hospitals will be completed through the integrated health information system, the contract of which was signed at the Presidential Palace....

9. Book your doctor's appointments online on OKYpY's website

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/book-your-doctor-s-appointments-online-on-okypy-s-website

With just a few clicks, you can make an appointment with any one of the 750 doctors of all specialties listed on the OKYpY website, according to an announcement released by the organization....

10. EU survey: Bribery still rife in health services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-survey-bribery-still-rife-in-health-services

At least one out of eight people who visited a health service in Greece recently had to make an under-the-table payment, known as a “fakelaki,” or “small envelope,” according to recent data....

11. The enclave live under dire conditions in the occupied side

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-enclave-live-under-dire-conditions-in-the-occupied-side

It is not an exaggeration to say that the enclaved have remained in their homeland, in the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus, under dire conditions and are struggling on a daily basis for their survival until the day the island is freed and reunified....

12. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

13. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

14. Weekend urgent care clinics aim to undo ER misuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-urgent-care-clinics-aim-to-undo-er-misuse

The government of the Republic of Cyprus launched a new urgent care program over the weekend where citizens could visit a clinic for minor problems in an effort to unclog the emergency room...

15. Scandal shakes things up in Cypriot health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scandal-shakes-things-up-in-cypriot-health

Health officials in Cyprus are fast tracking special software to distribute drugs to cancer patients, following shocking allegations of vote trading and deep state politics in a system overseen by House representatives off the record...

16. ER doctor gets suspended sentence in boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/er-doctor-gets-suspended-sentence-in-boy-s-death

An ER doctor in Larnaca received a suspended sentence on Friday for the death of a young student, whose fatal head injury during gym class had gone unnoticed after an X-Ray at the hospital...

17. Op-ed: Three years after the start of GESY, we look back at the vision and the challenges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-three-years-after-the-start-of-gesy-we-look-back-at-the-vision-and-the-challenges

In a few days, it will be three years since the implementation of the General Health System (GESY) in Cyprus, the largest reform ever carried out in the country....

18. Larnaca temp doctor guilty in boy’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-temp-doctor-guilty-in-boy-s-death

An ER doctor has been found guilty and a medical director acquitted in the death of a young student, whose fatal head injury during gym class in Larnaca had gone unnoticed after an X-Ray at the hospital...

19. The mandatory use of masks will soon be abolished

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-mandatory-use-of-masks-will-soon-be-abolished

Minister of Health Michalis Hatjipantela sees a summer without health restrictions. In his interview with KATHIMERINI on Sunday, the Minister of Health said that the summer should go by without problems or restrictions if no new variants of the Omicron mutation appear....

20. New opening hours of NIPD Genetics Sample Collection Centers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-opening-hours-of-nipd-genetics-sample-collection-centers

21. Second package of self-test kits available until Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-package-of-self-test-kits-available-until-thursday

The Ministry of Health announced that the second package of self-test kits will be available to citizens until Thursday and that the distribution of a third kit will begin Friday....

22. GESY: €1.21 billion in expenses from 920,000 beneficiaries in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-€1-21-billion-in-expenses-from-920-000-beneficiaries-in-2021

Total expenses for services from the General Healthcare System (GHS) in Cyprus came to €1.21 billion in 2021, from approximately 920,000 beneficiaries, Senior Officer of the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) Angelos Tropis told CNA, adding that based on the preliminary results, the 2021 expenses will approximately be equal to total revenue. ...

23. Doctor kicked out of GESY over fictitious charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-kicked-out-of-gesy-over-fictitious-charges

Prosecutors in Cyprus are moving forward with a case against a GESY doctor suspected of health insurance fraud, after officials found he had been racking up false claims for medically unnecessary injections...

24. Free rapid self tests available at pharmacies from today (How-to video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-rapid-self-tests-available-at-pharmacies-from-today-how-to-video

The Ministry of Health has announced that the distribution of free self-tests from Pharmacies has begun. Citizens can now receive a package of five self-tests each month and are encouraged to test regularly in order to protect both themselves and their loved ones....

25. Free covid self-tests beginning Tuesday 21st of December

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-covid-self-tests-beginning-tuesday-21st-of-decemeber

From Tuesday, December 21st, free rapid self-tests will be available at Gesy sponsored pharmacies....

26. Parents eager to vaccinate their children can't get an appointment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parents-eager-to-vaccinate-their-children-can-t-get-an-appointment

The announcement for the start of vaccinations in children aged 5 to 11 years old is said to have resulted in a domino effect of problems. ...

27. Free self rapid tests delayed due to Omicron

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/free-self-rapid-tests-delayed-due-to-omicron

The government in the Republic of Cyprus has pushed back availability of free rapid self tests to vaccinated persons, with officials saying another week was needed to ensure kits could detect all known variants including Omicron...

28. Booster shots begin for people 50 and over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/booster-shots-begin-for-people-50-and-over

Following the decision of the Council of Ministers yesterday regarding COVID-19 booster shots for vulnerable citizens and those aged 50 and over, the Health Ministry announces the following:...

29. Possible cyber attack on the GESY portal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/possible-cyber-attack-on-the-gesy-portal

A fake email entitled "GESY: Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine" is reportedly being sent to people in Cyprus showing GESY as the sender, according to the Health Insurance Agency....

30. Health Insurance Organization targeting abuses in GESY system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-targeting-abuses-in-gesy-system

The phenomena of abuses of the General Health System (GESS) that have emerged since its application, is one of the serious issues that concern the Health Insurance Organization (OAY)....

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