Pressure Against Insurance Coverage of Herbal Drugs

According to Deutsche Welle, newspapers in Germany are reporting that the country's board of health insurers and doctors has suggested ending health insurance coverage of non-prescription herbal drugs, meaning that users must pay for these products themselves. The move, according to the article would save the public health insurance system about €1 billion a year, and is related to health reform occuring in that country.,3367,1432_A_1131167_1_A,00.html

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