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
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.