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2022 05 27
Prime Minister Šimonytė and health experts remind women to get tested

As the International Women's Health Day on 28 May approaches, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė, together with the , urges Lithuanian women to take better care of themselves and to undergo periodic health check-ups under the Breast and Cervical cancer prevention programmes.

2022 05 18
The first patients to benefit from breast implant reimbursement

The first women have benefited from the reimbursement of breast implants for breast reconstruction surgery, which was introduced by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund this year.

2022 05 17
Health insurance funds remind you of the benefits of paying taxes when receiving treatment

Health insurance funds traditionally join the spring campaign "There is no place for shadow in this country". The main aim of the campaign is to remind people of the importance of being and staying transparent and to highlight the importance of paying taxes.

2022 05 13
Compulsory health insurance lesson for gymnasium pupils: things to know after graduation

Representatives of the health insurance funds took part at a remote lesson for the pupils of Želva Gymnasium in Ukmergė district, introducing the aspects of the compulsory health insurance that are important upon graduating from school.

2022 05 11
Breast cancer prevention programme – where to go and when?

Although the state provides the means for regular health check-up according to breast cancer prevention programme free of charge, experts of the health insurance funds say that there’s still no breakthrough in this area.

2022 05 10
NHIF Director Gintaras Kacevičius: dynamic times require change

National Health Insurance Fund continues cooperation with young medic organisations. On 6-8 May, Gintaras Kacevičius, Director of the NHIF, took part at TransForm 6.0 Health Care Forum, organised by the Young Medics Association for already the sixth time.

2022 05 04
The health insurance funds will cover testing for coronavirus

The Council of the Compulsory Health Insurance approved the transfer of COVID-19 diagnosis to health care institutions. These services will be covered from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund.

2022 05 02
Aspects of emergency aid: polyclinic or hospital?

The health insurance funds often receive questions, why patients are required to pay for the medical aid, received at an emergency room at a hospital.

2022 04 29
More attention on prevention this year

Experts of the Control Division at Panevėžys Territorial health insurance fund have analysed the involvement of Panevėžys and Utena district residents at prevention programmes, funded by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund in the last three years.

2022 04 27
Rehabilitation after COVID-19: options available

5 thousand – this is the number of people, recovered from the coronavirus, who benefited from the rehabilitation services, covered from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund last year, states the National Health Insurance Fund.

2022 04 19
Astonishing numbers: residents bring back tons of medicine

30 tonnes – this was the amount of expired or unneeded medication, collected from the residents last year. This is twice as much than only five years ago, when the amount of the medicine to be disposed of collected was more than 14 tonnes per year.

2022 04 15
Increasing numbers of people benefit from assisted reproductive services

Assisted reproduction is becoming more and more available to Lithuanian residents. Last year, expert aid was provided to 2,915 people, i.e. twice as many as in 2017, when the state began reimbursing it from Compulsory Health Insurance Fund.

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