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2022 06 28
Patients with type 1 diabetes will receive reimbursement for continuous glucose monitoring systems

The continuous glucose monitoring system will be reimbursed for all patients with type 1 diabetes from the CHIF as of 1 July 2022. Patients, used to measuring their glucose levels by taking a blood sample from a finger and wishing to continue to do so will continue to have their diagnostic strips reimbursed.

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2022 06 28
Aiding incontinent patients: reimbursement offered by the health insurance funds

At the end of June, joining the World Continence Week campaign with the rest of the world, the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) is raising the public awareness of the issue of incontinence. NHIF experts are kindly reminding of the measures that can be reimbursed from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund.

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2022 06 23
National Health Insurance Fund experts will strengthen compulsory health insurance in Azerbaijan

Experts of the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health have started implementing the European Union Twinning Tool ‘Strengthening mandatory health insurance mechanisms in Azerbaijan (Phase 2).’ This project will take place for two years.

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2022 06 22
Personal invitations for check-ups upon reaching the age of risk rather than the first symptoms

In the first quarter of this year, more than 84 thousand people, registered at medical institutions in Vilnius and Alytus districts, were reminded of check their health based on available prevention programmes.

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2022 06 17
Healthcare reform changes service coverage

The structural reform of healthcare institutions is expected to include specific changes in the procedure of payment for the services. The changes in funding are expected to enable an increase in the availability of healthcare services to patients and improve the working conditions of the medical staff.

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2022 06 14
National health insurance fund: 8 tips for your trip to Europe

You never know if your trip gets disrupted by an acute illness or a trauma. Yet travellers covered by a compulsory health insurance may be sure that they will receive emergency medical aid abroad as fast as possible and it will be fully or partially covered by the state funds.

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2022 06 13
Control of the health insurance funds enabled to evade million of Eur in damage to CHIF

Last year, consistent consulting and monitoring of healthcare institutions, pharmacies, opticians and other economic entities, conducted by the health insurance funds, enabled to evade more than one million Euro in damage to the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund.

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2022 06 09
Study: types and amounts of the most popular medication in Lithuania

Last year, the number of patients, consuming reimbursable medication or using medical aids was 1.12 million. According to the analysis, conducted by the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health, this is more than 40 per cent of the entire Lithuanian population.

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2022 06 08
NHIF consulted more than 100 thousand residents

Nearly 102 thousand – this was the number of resident inquiries, received on the general information phone line and e-mail of the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health last year, says a study. The institution receives a similar number of inquiries every year.

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2022 06 03
Better conditions for building general physician teams – changes in the funding model and allocated additional funds

The healthcare network reform focused a lot of attention on the team of a general physician. Addressing potential gaps in funding to date would lead to a collaborative GP team model, based on the principle, which says that larger GP teams that show better compliance with their patient interests ...

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2022 06 02
Day surgery services available to more people

The scope of safe, convenient and modern day surgery services, offered in Lithuania, is still too small – surgeries with patients leaving home on the same day constitute merely 24 per cent of the total number of simple operations all over the country.

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2022 05 30
Breakthrough in medical rehabilitation: “green corridors” for seriously ill patients, more outpatient services closer to home

In urgent cases, patients with serious conditions, such as stroke, heart attack, arthroplasty, severe trauma, cancer patients, will be referred for medical rehabilitation via “green corridors”, which means they will receive services in the shortest possible time in priority order.

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