Balearic government spokesperson Rafel Bosch yesterday ruled out the introduction of copayment for national health care in the Balearics.
The idea that the public pay a certain amount for their national health care is being considered by various other debt-laden regional governments, but the Balearics has no intention of following suit, Bosch stressed.

However, he did confirm that the “health cent” stealth tax will come into force on April 1 with the price of petrol in the Balearics being raised by nearly 5 cents per litre to help raise funds for the financially struggling Ib-Salut national health service.

During their electoral campaign the PP vowed to never introduced the “health cent”.