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2022 10 06
Information on healthcare services for Ukrainian citizens

Invited by Klaipėda Client Service Divisions, representatives of the health insurance funds organised a presentation on healthcare services in Lithuania for Ukrainian citizens.

2022 10 05
Explained about changing a general physician

Nearly everyone covered by the compulsory health insurance are registered with one of the primary healthcare institutions and have chosen or have been assigned with a general physician regardless of how often they visit, if they do at all.

2022 10 04
The health insurance funds: next year CHIF budget will exceed 3 billion for the first time

Compulsory Health Insurance Council approved the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) draft budget for 2023. According to plan, the revenue next year should be 327.6 million Euro (11.7 per cent) higher than this year, constituting a total of 3.1 billion Eur. The draft budget will be discussed by the Government in the near future.

2022 09 29
Prime Minister and healthcare experts urge to take care of your hearth

In commemoration of the World Heart Day, Chairperson of the Seimas Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen and the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health urged the residents to take the state-offered opportunity and check their health for free under the cardiovascular disease prevention programme.

2022 09 22
Flu vaccine arrived to Lithuania – opportunities to get vaccinated for the flu and COVID-19 at the same time

Lithuania received the entire batch of flu vaccine for the 2022-2023 flu season. The distribution of the vaccines to healthcare institutions that have ordered them will begin already this week. According to plan, the vaccines should reach them in 2-3 weeks.

2022 09 20
Simplified procedure for infusion pumps

The availability of medical devices, rented from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund to patients that need them for health care at home, is improving. Soon patients will be able to use a much simpler infusion pump renting procedure, states the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health.

2022 09 16
The NHIF will cover all extracontractual services

Healthcare services, provided by healthcare institutions, also extracontractual services, provided before 1 October this year, will be covered according to the changed procedure, reports the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health. These purposes will be allocated the necessary funds from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund.

2022 09 15
Battling prostate cancer also requires women’s management skills

The European Association of Urologists has declared 15 September as World Prostate Cancer Awareness Day. This illness is one of the most common male neoplastic diseases in Lithuania.

2022 09 13
Representatives of the health insurance funds introduced healthcare services for Ukrainians

The number of Ukrainians staying in Lithuania due to the war in Ukraine keeps increasing, but they keep struggling with finding their way in the complicated stream of information. Healthcare-related questions are particularly relevant.

2022 09 12
The health insurance funds will reimburse modern prosthesis

Compulsory Health Insurance Council approved the reimbursement of thigh prosthesis with microprocessor-controlled knee joint from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund funds. The new modern prosthesis will enable the patients to live an active life, offering complete safety and freedom of movement.

2022 09 09
Experts of the health insurance funds shared experience with Ukrainians

Experts of the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health met representatives of the National Health Service of Ukraine, who were interested in the NHIF activities, supervision, monitoring and control of economic entities, and also the application of clinical coding and diagnosis-related group methods in Lithuania.

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2022 08 29
Lithuania fails to reach a sufficient disease prevention level

The health insurance funds urge the residents of Lithuania to take a greater care of themselves and have their periodical check-ups under disease prevention programmes, covered by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund. The purpose of these programmes is to detect a disease in its early stage – before it shows any symptoms.

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