1.3 bill. euro to health care, healthcare professionals are dissatisfied

Saturday, 21. September 2013, 20:50

By next year, the health sector should get over 1.3 billion euros from the state budget. As is clear from the state budget, most of this amount, nearly 1.21 billion euros should be payments for state-insured. According to the current draft, state plans to pay less for its policyholders next year. The rate should be at a basic level guaranteed by law – four per cent of the tax base. The proposal does not like the Health Insurance Association, Association of hospitals of Slovakia, Slovak Medical Chamber, Slovak Chamber of Nurses and Midwives and Medical Trade Union.