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  • 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.

  • 2018-02-14

    ​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.

  • 2016-04-06

    Since the official launch of the Joint Action to support the eHealth Network (JAseHN) in May 2015, the project was progressing well and a lot of milestones have been achieved. The most recent one was accomplished just last week on 15th March 2016, where 21 EU Member States successfully submitted a proposal requesting altogether €13.1 million EU funding from the eHealth call of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom programme.

  • 2014-10-31

    The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) reminds that all patients covered with the compulsory health insurance (CHI) can receive all required services in health care institutions located in Lithuania of charge. Payments for all these services are made from the means of the budget of Compulsory Health Insurance Fund for health care institutions, which have entered into the agreements with the Fund.

  • 2014-10-31

    Incentive system is implemented since November 1: family physicians will receive remuneration for tuberculin test for 7 year old and risk groups children s, odontologists

  • 2014-10-28

    National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) and National Olympic Committee of Lithuania (NOCL) have established a partnership and henceforth will cooperate closely in organising social events. Social events will encourage people to take care about their health and that of their intimates, to pay more attention for disease prevention aiming to preclude threatening diseases as well as to overcome indifference towards healthy life style.

  • 2014-10-20

    Situation in health care sector has been improving. Patients requiring treatment, special medicines and novelties can receive more help. All these issues were discussed with Mr. Algis Sasnauskas, Director of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and this interview was published in the supplement "Sveikatos gidas" to the daily "Lietuvos rytas".

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Modified: 2014-11-25
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