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Introduction of OSHI to improve health of Kazakhstanis – Tsoi

by February 13, 2017 Legal

“Implementation of President’s Address “The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness” puts before the health system such tasks as the introduction of obligatory social health insurance system since July 1 this year, the health information, the provision of private health organizations with equal conditions within the OSHI system for the development of competition, the introduction of price controls on drugs”, Mr. Tsoi said.

As the vice-minister noted the introduction of the OSHI improve the health of Kazakhstanis and the quality of the medical care.

“The introduction of the OSHI system will improve Kazakhstanis’ health and increase life expectancy, increase the availability of the quality health care, to create a health system that can meet the needs of the population, to expand drug coverage on an outpatient basis, to reduce the level of informal payments in the health system”, A. Tsoi told.

According to him, after the introduction of the OSHI the health sector will start working in a competitive environment, which involves the improvement of the quality of the medical services.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050