New system of financing of hospitals is not in sight

Sunday, 04. November 2012, 19:23

Introducing of new payment mechanism, DRG system, does not follow the plan. Healthcare Surveillance Authority is allegedly not able to meet the deadlines agreed with German company InEK. Project is practically still at the beginning and whole schedule has to be forwarded. For all that, in July the Healthcare Surveillance Authority has informed that from January 2013 the live operation of the DRG system should be launched. The resources should have been according to optimists divided among hospitals through the new system in 2014.