Doctors did not receive compensation due to bureaucratic obstacles – Stepanov
Non-payment of March compensation to physicians working with COVID-19 patients has occurred due to bureaucratic hurdles, April salary should be paid in full in accordance with hospital agreements with NHA for the treatment of COVID-19.
Health Minister Maxim Stepanov said this at a briefing on May 13, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“Yesterday, a conference call was held under the chairmanship of the president. The Prime Minister, the head of the presidential office, the presidents of the regional administrations of the states participated. The subject of the meeting was to pay 300% of the premium Doctors who work with COVID-19. We have two parts: completion of payments for March and payments for April. In March: most regions have already paid in full according to the certificates they have provided. were compiled based on the number of patients in March, all RSAs compiled lists of hospitals, they did not treat these patients directly, and the number of emergency medical workers. that were transferred were calculated. There were also some bureaucratic conflicts that needed to be resolved, especially in areas where payments were not made in full, “said Stepanov.
Regarding the payment of a 300% premium for April, Stepanov noted that these funds are included in the packages for the treatment of COVID-19 coronavirus disease, the agreements of which are concluded by hospitals with the National Health Service.
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“The National Health Service of Ukraine has received all the funds and is continuing the process of concluding contracts directly with the hospitals. I would like to emphasize that the COVID-19 tariffs include a full payment of 300%. After the conclusion of the contracts, the NHA begins to transfer all funds. I ask The NSZU reached agreements as soon as possible and also called on the presidents of the State Regional Administration to work urgently with the management of hospitals I hope that this week all the funds will arrive and that our health workers will start receiving more counseling fees in April “, – said Stepanov.
He noted that there would be no delays in the future with the payment of the promised allowances, as the funds would be transferred to the NHA to hospitals in accordance with the agreements reached. The Minister recalled that 15.8 billion UAH were allocated to 4 packages for the supply of medical services for the treatment of COVID-19. This amount also takes into account the premiums promised to physicians.
According to Ukrinform, the National Health Service of Ukraine has transferred more than 86 million hryvnias to 16 emergency centers as part of the package of medical services “Emergency medical care for patients with respiratory disease acute suspected or established COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. “
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru