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Last Updated on October 3, 2021

A detailed overview of community medical and healthcare services in Israel. Expect private healthcare services to be very different to those offered by the public healthcare services that the four Israeli health funds (kupat holim) offer; hospital systems, patient care, ambulatory services, dental and all other aspects of medical and healthcare.

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