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- Government experts reported an increase in the share of paid medical services in the Russian Federation
Video: Government Experts Reported An Increase In The Share Of Paid Medical Services In The Russian Federation
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Government experts reported an increase in the share of paid medical services in the Russian Federation
About 50% of patients in Russia have to pay for treatment in hospitals, according to the 17th report on human development in the country, prepared by the Analytical Center under the government. Another 30% of patients pay for medical care provided in polyclinics and 65% for dental services.
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In Russia, more than 50% of patients have to pay for inpatient treatment. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the 17th report on human development in the country, prepared by the Analytical Center under the Government.
According to government experts, about 30% of patients have to pay for medical care in polyclinics, 65% - for dental services. The report notes that the share of paid services continues to grow.
“The payment for medical services is growing, moreover, in a chaotic and uncontrolled form, when payments for services, which formally should be provided free of charge, are unexpectedly and non-transparently introduced,” the experts stated.
Earlier, the auditors of the Accounts Chamber reported on the growth of the share of paid medical services. In the study, the department reported that after the modernization program, the goal of which was to improve the quality and availability of medical care, on the contrary, increased the volume of paid services.
About 25 billion rubles were spent from the MHIF to modernize institutions subordinated to the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, the Ministry of Health and the Federal Medical and Biological Agency. At the same time, the share of paid patients in some institutions reaches 85%, the auditors specified.
The Accounts Chamber also criticized health care in Moscow. The specialists of the department noted that the volume of paid medical services in the capital in 2013 doubled to 6.7 billion rubles.