Insurance company wants to start purchasing instead of hospitals

Monday, 26. November 2012, 16:13

State General Health Insurance Company plans to extend its influence in hospitals. From January it should start choosing for healthcare institutions the external suppliers of laboratory tests. Currently it is already centrally purchasing some pharmaceuticals for them. According to the Director of General Health Insurance Company, Marcel Forai, the aim of central purchasing is saving. Central purchasing of laboratory tests should save approximately € 6-7 million in 2013.