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Rights of the National Health Insurance Fund

​The National Health Insurance Fund shall have the right to:


1) use budget resources of the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) transferred to it, other legally acquired funds and assets in accordance with the procedure laid down by laws and other legal acts;

2) conclude contracts in accordance with the procedure established by laws and other legal acts;

3) acquire and dispose of Government bonds and of securities of the Bank of Lithuania;

4) implement, on the recommendation of the CHIC, measures generating additional revenue;

5) determine the structure of the NHIF and Territorial Health Insurance Funds (THIF);

6) obtain, in accordance with the procedure laid down by laws and other legal acts and free of charge, from ministries, other government bodies, executive municipal institutions, THIF, administrative bodies of the State Social Insurance Fund, health care institutions, other enterprises, bodies and organisations any information necessary for the performance of the functions of the NHIF. The list of such information shall be defined in the regulations of the NHIF;

7) manage personal data of persons eligible for the compulsory health insurance, including special personal data related to the provision of preventive medical assistance, medical assistance, rehabilitation treatment, nursing care, social services and maintenance, categorised as personal health care, also personal health examination services, and to the compensation of costs of these services;

8) control the quantity and quality of personal health care services covered from the budget of the CHIF and compliance of the provided personal health care services with the set requirements, the legality of prescribing and dispensing of medicines and medical supplies, and the activities of health care institutions and pharmacies related thereto;

9) check the accuracy of invoices issued by health care institutions and pharmacies and inspect related accounting and other documents;

10) make a financial and economic analysis of the use of budget funds of the CHIF and of the structure, availability and trends in quality change of health care services;

11) the NHIF may have other rights established by laws, the regulations of the National Health Insurance Fund and other legal acts.
Modified: 2019-07-22
Rights of the National Health Insurance Fund