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  • 2018-05-22

    ​Statistical data indicate there has been an increase in the number of people immigrating to Lithuania from foreign countries. A portion of those who come to Lithuania are Lithuanians who have previously worked and lived abroad, whereas the rest are foreign nationals who often come from third countries. What are the things they need to know about compulsory health insurance (CHI)? And what are the steps they need take to comply with CHI requirements on time and to be able to receive health care services covered from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) budget?

  • 2018-04-06

    The seventh of April is the World Health Day. Traditionally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) dedicates this day to different major health topic every year. This year's slogan – #HealthToAll! It has finally been agreed that health care services should be available to all. What is missing?

  • 2018-03-23

    ​​​Last year, reimbursable medicines were offered by 106 manufacturers of medicinal products in Lithuania For the medicines manufactured, they received more than 217.7 million euros from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) budget and about 54.2 million euros from the consumers.

  • 2018-03-05

    Mr. Aurelijus Veryga, the Minister of Health, signed the order, according to which it will be possible to start treatment of persons who have obligatory health insurance (OHI) and diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) without waiting for its progress. Their treatment would be paid from the obligatory health insurance fund (OHIF). It would reduce possibility to infect other people with HIV and to spread the virus in the society.

  • 2018-02-22

    ​​​Negotiations handled by the Interinstitutional Negotiation Commission on Prices of Medicines and Medical Aids led by the Minister of Health Aurelijus Veryga helped Lithuania save about 2.4 million euros last year. Negotiations where the commission established by the Minister of Health negotiates prices of various medicines applicable to our country with manufacturers of medicinal products are being held since 2013.

  • 2018-02-15

    ​​In commemoration of the centenary of the restoration of Lithuania, the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) under the Ministry of Health would like to greet all Lithuanians and offer the opportunity to take a look at 100-year-old pictures of Lithuanian medics and patients. On the occasion of February the 16th, NHIF and the Office of the Chief Archivist of Lithuania (OCAL) present a

  • 2018-02-14

    ​Minister of Health Aurelijus Veryga signed an order by which vaccines against type B meningococcus are to be included in the schedule for the preventive vaccination of children. The start of the vaccination is scheduled as of July this year.

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