For the first time since the creation of the National Health System in Spain in 1986, pensioners will now have to pay for the cost of their medicines. Additionally, people in employment will have to pay up to 50% more for medicines, depending on their income. With these and other measures outlined in a new Royal Decree law at the end of April, Mariano Rajoy’s conservative government aims to save €7 billion, or 10% of total spending on health in 2011.
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