2014 № 8 An analysis of possible consequences from introduction of co-payments from unemployed population into the system of mandatory medical insurance (Federal Research Institute for Health Care Organization and Information of the Ministry of Health Care and Social Development of Russian Federation, Moscow)
In accordance with the current legislation, employers are obligated to cover expenses for mandatory medical insurance system. Constituent territories of Russian Federation are responsible for making payments to support unemployed population (children and elderly and as such). Ministry of Finance of Russia suggested to introduce a mechanism in accordance to which the unemployed population (with exceptance of certain categories) would be responsible for covering expenses for mandatory medical insurance system themselves. The article is dedicated to an analysis of consequences of establishing proposals of Russian Ministry of Finance with regards to introducing co-payments into the system of mandatory medical insurance.