The two-day seminar with participation of the international consultants of the Oxford Policy Management company concerning implementation of obligatory social medical insurance (hereinafter - OSMI) in Kazakhstan began today on platform of the Ministry of healthcare and social development of the RK.
The Vice Minister of healthcare and social development of the RK Elzhan Birtanov, specialists of Committee of medical service payment of MHSD RK and staff of the Republican center for development of healthcare of MHSD RK took part in the event.
Speaking at a seminar, foreign experts emphasized that OSMI implementation in Kazakhstan will make it possible to build steadily developing health system of the republic and to increase quality of the rendered medical services.
"Implementation of obligatory social medical insurance will allow to accumulate resources for health care sector, and also will improve efficiency and quality of medical care", - international consultant, manager of the World bank project for healthcare financing in Kazakhstan Tata Chanturidze said.
Within two days experts of the Oxford Policy Management company will hold consultations concerning development of the charter and operational procedures of Fund of obligatory medical insurance, implementation of information systems, Kazakhstan transition to system of obligatory social medical insurance, development of medical service packages within the guaranteed volume of free medical care and an obligatory social medical insurance.