NSZU has submitted proposals to the Ministry of Health for the funding of medical guarantees for 240 billion
The National Health Service has submitted proposals for the 2021 budget statement to the Ministry of Health to finance the medical guarantees program.
On this subject during a briefing on June 17, said the director of the ordering department of medical services and drugs of the NSZU Elena Goroshko, the correspondent of Ukrinform.
“The NHRI has submitted proposals to the Ministry of Health for the budget statement for 2021-2023, which describe the medical guarantee program … COVID-19 suspected. 240 billion UAH represents about 6% of GDP, and if such a budget is supported, we will respect the rule of law on state financial guarantees, which stipulates that the program should be funded at 5% of GDP ” said Goroshko.
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In particular, it is proposed to introduce a new tuberculosis treatment program, which provides for treatment of the patient after discharge from the hospital, on an outpatient basis under the supervision of a family doctor.
It also proposes the introduction of a new set of medical services for the provision of psychiatric care – this is mobile psychiatric care which will be provided to patients at the place of residence.
In addition, the NHA proposes in 2021 to expand the reimbursement program “affordable drugs”, especially for patients who have suffered a stroke and a heart attack. For this, the NSZU offers to lay 300 million hryvnia. And also include drugs for diseases such as schizophrenia, emotional disorders, including depression, neurotic disorders and epilepsy in the 2021 affordable drug program. The budget to expand the program to these conditions, according to Goroshko, is 578 hryvnias.
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It is proposed to introduce in 2021 a new package for the rehabilitation of patients with somatic diseases, patients who have suffered a stroke or heart attack, cancer and have undergone surgical operations.
In addition, the NHRI proposes to introduce increasing coefficients for emergency medical care for the proper hospitalization of patients suffering from heart attack and stroke. Such a proposal to the Medical Benefits Program contains a number of increased rates for rehabilitation, palliative care and cancer care.
Goroshko stressed that the implementation of the proposed innovations depends on the question of whether the Verkhovna Rada will support such a budget and subsequent decisions of the Cabinet of Ministers.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru