Romania considers: Legalized bribery to keep doctors

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_ROM151515aa001.jpegBUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian leaders believe they have found a solution to the low pay and corruption that are driving doctors out of this impoverished Eastern European country: legalized bribery.

Among a raft of proposals floated by Prime Minister Victor Ponta to improve Romanian health care, legalized bribery would prohibit doctors from making their services contingent on extra money but would let them accept “gifts” after treating patients as long as they declare the income on their tax returns.

Read more at The Washington Times

You are here: Home Newsroom Europe / Caucasus Romania considers: Legalized bribery to keep doctors