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Access To Dental Care Set To Be Widened For Hong Kong’s Elderly As Lower Age For Subsidy Scheme Proposed

September 10, 2019
by South China Morning Post


More elderly residents in Hong Kong could gain access to vital dental care services with the age limit for a government subsidy scheme set to be lowered even further in the coming months.

An additional 24,600 senior citizens benefited from the Commission on Poverty’s decision to lower the age requirement for the Community Care Fund scheme last September, from 80 to 75.

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