2014 № 9 Problems associated with provision of paid medical services while using equipment purchased at the expense of state funds or funds from mandatory medical insurance system (FSHI «Health Organization and Informatics» Ministry of Health Care of Russia, Moscow, Russia)
One of the issues, that doesn't have a precise normative regulation, is usage of equipment, purchased at the expense of state budgets of different levels and funds from mandatory medical insurance system when delivering paid medical services. The policy of state and municipal institutions with regard to possibility and regulation on using equipment, purchased at the expense of state budget and funds of MMI (Mandatory Medical Insurance) in the course of a running a profitable activity, is quite controversial. It is not decided, where amortization of the equipment should be directed in such cases. The article is dedicated to possible solutions to this problem.
2017 № 5 Possible options of citizens' participation in the financial provision of rendering medical assistance using resources not provided by the program of state guarantees
Active search of new forms of co-financing of medical care is the answer to financial difficulties in the health sector. However, equally important is the streamlining of those forms of relations between medical organizations and patients about co-payments in the provision of medical care within program of state guarantees that exist. The analysis shows that the legalization of shadow payments, proper design of the acquisition at the expense of and at the request of the patient more quality of medicines, health care products, as expressly provided under the program of state guarantees, etc., can serve the interests of both patients and society as a whole. The article discusses specific payment options at the expense of patients, resources that are not provided under the program of state guarantees allowed under the current legislation
2018 № 2 «Other conditions» as a basis for payment of medical care. Part 1
The legislation determined that one of the grounds for the provision of medical care for a fee is its provi- sion on other conditions than provided by the state guarantees program. However, the interpretation of «other con- ditions» is rather ambiguous and requires detailed consideration. For this purpose it is necessary to study not only the state guarantees program itself, but also a number of other regulatory legal acts. Thus it is necessary to distinguish accurately other conditions of rendering medical care from household and service. The article deals with various aspects of medical care for a fee on the basis of its provision on terms different from the state guarantees program
2018 № 4 The sources of financial provision of rendering emergency medical care
Free provision of emergency medical care is provided by the legislation. This requires a clear definition of the source of cost recovery for medical organizations that provide this assistance, In a particular situation, how¬ever, there are often situations where law enforcement officials refuse to pay for emergency assistance provided to their employees, referring to the above-mentioned legislative requirement. Many problems in the provision of emergency arises in the system of compulsory health insurance. Payment for emergency medical care rendered in excess of the approved amounts remains an unresolved problem. The problem of compensation for emergency assistance to uninsured citizens is not settled either. These problems are especially urgent for private medical organizations
2017 № 3 The paid services in the field of family planning
The paid services in the field of family planning (including in the form of a voluntary medical insurance) are perceived as a violation, although legally they are not prohibited. But the legislation provides specific protection in this area, which is quite legitimate. Sometimes the guarantee is worded in such a way that in practice, healthcare organizations can easily get around them. The analysis of these problems addressed in this article.
2016 № 2 The challenges, related to provision of paid medical services on anonymous basis
Current legislation has quite clearly settled the questions regarding the provision of the medical aid on a paid basis. Medical organisations, participating in the realization of the programmes of state guarantees for delivering free medical aid and territorial programmes of state guarantees for providing free medical aid to the population have a right to provide patients with paid medical services anonymously exempt for the cases set forth by Russian legislation. However, the provision of medical aid on a paid basis requires conclusion of contracts. There is no special legislation or other normative regulation for contract conclusion on anonymous basis. Nevertheless, an analysis of the normative basis, related to the anonymous provision of medical aid allows finding solutions to the most frequently occurred problems.
2017 № 4 Paradoxes of law: the guarantee of free medical aid often limit the rights of patients to improve quality
The legislation of the Russian Federation, recognizing the rights of citizens on free medical aid and paid medical services, however, makes clear the roll the side free of charge. At the same time guarantee free of charge formulated in such a way that often limit the rights of citizens to receive medical care with the use of drugs, medical devices, etc., not provided for in the programme of state guarantees of free rendering to citizens of medical aid. Moreover, if the rights of citizens to receive paid medical services directly spelled out in the law, the right of citizens to self-purchase of medicines, medical devices, etc. did not say anything. There is no outright bans, which in practice leads to numerous conflict situations. The article provides specific suggestions for improving the legislation in this field.
2018 № 3 «Other conditions» as the basis for payment of the rendered medical care. Part 2
The legislation determined that one of the grounds for the provision of medical care for a fee is its provision on other conditions than provided by the state guarantees program. However, the interpretation of «other conditions» is rather ambiguous and requires detailed consideration. For this purpose it is necessary to study not only the state guarantees program itself, but also a number of other regulatory legal acts. Thus it is necessary to distinguish accurately other conditions of rendering medical care from household and service. The article deals with various aspects of medical care for a fee on the basis of its provision on terms different from the state guarantees program
2018 № 5 The program of state guarantees as a tool for ensuring social obligations of the state in the field of health protection of citizens
The program of state guarantees of free medical care is a tactical tool to ensure the social obligations of the state in the field of public health. It is shown that the current system of state guarantees at the macrolevel provides funding for all types, forms and conditions of medical care in the full range of diseases, but free medical care is not fully provided. In the overall structure of health care spending in Russia, the share of personal funds of citizens is almost half, which is more than three times higher than in the European Union. The data presented in the article suggest that the population pays not for the possibility of obtaining medical care, but for its quality. The authors believe that it is necessary to change the relationship between the doctor and the patient, to create conditions for the traditional spiritual and intellectual development of the Russian professional medical community