To receive medical services from a list of primary care the patient is required to sign the Declaration with the family doctor, internist or pediatrician, said the Ministry of health of Ukraine. The final deadline for declarations with no doctors.
The Ministry of health announced the completion of the transition to the funding model "money follow the patient"
In April 2019, medical centres, family doctors, internists and pediatricians, will complete the transition to the funding model according to the principle "money follow the patient". On 2 April informed the press service of the Ministry of health of Ukraine, reports mediaUA.
In the near future the Cabinet decides – and since 1 April the national health service will pay hospitals for medical services provided to patients, according to the number of signed declarations, the report said.
To receive medical services from a list of primary care the patient is required to sign the Declaration with the family doctor. If the doctor has already recruited a sufficient number of patients, it may be advised to contact a colleague from the same primary health care.
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The final deadline for declarations with doctors, this can be done at the doctor at the reception, reminded the Ministry of health.
In addition, the Ministry noted that the emergency care patients will come regardless of whether they signed the Declaration with the family doctor or not.
The Ministry reminded that from April 1 in Ukraine began to operate a system of electronic prescriptions, which will allow citizens to receive medications under the program "Affordable drugs" without reference to the location where the prescription was issued.
The perpetual campaign for the family doctors was launched on 2 April 2018. Each patient can sign the Declaration with a doctor, who will monitor his health to ensure the primary diagnosis, to provide emergency assistance in case of sharp deterioration of health, to appoint the necessary tests and provide referrals to specialized professionals.
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