Achieving a quality, equitable & sustainable health system.
About the Health Council
Formed in 2006 through the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004, the Health Council enhances and coordinates the delivery of healthcare services. We are a regulatory body, ensuring health system sustainability by:
- Monitoring health finance and expenditure
- Increasing cost effectiveness
- Ensuring that employers provide health insurance for their employees
- Registering health facilities
- Licensing health insurers
- Collaborating with stakeholders
- Addressing complaints and queries
- Facilitating new health system infrastructure
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This page provides consumer guidance for fair market prescription drug pricing in Bermuda, on commonly prescribed drugs.
Standard Health Benefit and Standard Premium Rate
The Standard Health Benefit (SHB) are the services mandated to be included in every health insurance policy. The Standard Premium Rate (SPR) is the cost of SHB plus the Mutual Reinsurance Fund (MRF).
Behind the Scenes at the Health Council
The Health Council believes in transparency, therefore, we have created a list of Health Council projects and achievements to keep you up to date on what’s happening behind the scenes, such as writing research reports, conducting data analyses, developing new legislation etc.
This list is updated regularly so check back to track our progress as we work through our Corporate Plan.
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