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  • 2019-10-29
    Šiauliai Territorial Health Insurance Fund (THIF) receives referrals from young individuals who from the autumn began studying at higher education establishments of the EU Member States and wishing to organize the documents of the Compulsory Health Insurance (CHI).
  • 2019-10-17
    Low-income people will receive reimbursable medicines and the necessary medical aids free of charge, without the need to pay extra money. Such financial burden reducing amendments prepared by the Ministry of Health were approved today by the Seimas, they will become effective on 1 July 2020.
  • 2019-10-16
    The Cabinet of Ministers approved the draft budget of the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) of the next year that will be further considered in the Seimas. The CHIF budget for next year is expected to be higher by EUR 241 million compared to this year, and will total to EUR 2.3 billion, and the expenses are expected to amount to EUR 2.1 billion.
  • 2019-10-14
    The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) was visited by the representatives of the Reform Working Group of the International association of mutual benefit societies (Association Internationale de la Mutualité (AIM)). The NHIF is the member of this association.
  • 2019-10-09
    The Government approved the report on the implementation of 2018 Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) budget which will be submitted to the Seimas. Last year, the revenue and expenditure of the CHIF budget amounted to 1,8 billion euros. This not only ensured uninterrupted reimbursement of healthcare costs from the CHIF budget but also made it possible to increase the rates for treatment services. And this, in turn, enabled raising salaries for medics, payment for the new hitherto uncompensated treatment services, reimbursement of a bigger number of essential medicines for the patients.
  • 2019-10-02
    The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) was visited by the representatives from the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and from the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh. This is a follow-up visit by WHO to various institutions in Lithuania which is aimed at fulfilling the commitments to grant support in restructuring the network of healthcare facilities.
  • 2019-09-25
    The Compulsory Health Insurance (CHI) model in Lithuania has been in operation for more than twenty years. However, the residents still have questions as to why the CHI contributions must be paid monthly, why some people pay less while others pay more, whether this insurance is really beneficial, maybe it is worth to take out health insurance with a private insurance company?  

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Modified: 2019-10-23
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