Today the Minister of health and social development of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova held a final workshop for members of the regional headquarters on the introduction of mandatory social health insurance (hereinafter - OSMS). In the mode selector, the head of the MHSD of the RK gave exhaustive answers to the questions of the representatives of Zhambyl and Akmola regions, Astana and Almaty.
At the beginning of his speech, Tamara Duissenova emphasized that the state retains all of today's funding for the provision of medical services within the guaranteed volume of free medical care, which includes ambulance and emergency support, provision of medical care in socially significant diseases and vaccination for the 17 million people of Kazakhstan. In addition, the conditions for the functioning of health insurance the state will assume the obligation to pay contributions to the Fund of health insurance for 10.1 million of citizens belonging to socially vulnerable categories.
The head of the Ministry of health stressed that participation in the OSMS should be of interest to citizens. The volume of medical care provided within the OSMS will not depend on the amount of the contribution in FSMS. It is sufficient that these payments were made regularly.
Speaking about the participation of employers in the system OSMS Tamara Duisenova reminded that contributions to health insurance are deducted when calculating corporate income tax, and the loss of business due to illness of workers can exceed the amount of their contributions to the medical insurance Fund.
Answering a question of representatives of the regional headquarters of Zhambyl region regarding the mechanism of increasing wages of health workers in the system OSMS, Tamara Duisenova said that each milorganite will be able to regulate the remuneration system of their employees depending on their qualifications, workload and quality of services. According to her, this mechanism has long been practiced in private medical organizations that allows to adequately assess the work of good people.
In the implementation of the OSMS, all institutions will be interested to attract any professionals, as it is the quality of medical care will be the main criterion when paying by the medical insurance Fund services to medical organizations.
The Minister also stressed that the system OSMS informal payments patients will lose relevance because the insured citizens of the entire package of services under the health insurance will be guaranteed.
As previously reported, on 19 September this year Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova has held a seminar for members of the regional headquarters of the Western Kazakhstan region. September 21 - representatives of the headquarters of the East Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, Karaganda, and Mangystau oblasts, September 22 - Kyzylorda, South Kazakhstan, Kostanay and North Kazakhstan regions. September 27 - Aktobe, Almaty and Atyrau regions.