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  • 2020-06-22
    Persons requiring orthopaedic technical aids now have to go less often to medical doctors for referrals to specialists. Extension of their validity is expected to reduce queues to doctors, improve the availability of orthopaedic products, and save patient time.
  • 2020-06-10
    Consultations provided by the health insurance fund specialists to the contract partners – medical institutions, pharmacies, orthopaedic companies, as well as the monitoring of statistical data obtained through the Sveidra information system last year allowed the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) to avoid 602 thousand euro of damages. This is 85% more than the actual damage found, which amounted to 325 thousand euro.
  • 2020-06-05
    The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health publishes a list of links and contacts that provides relevant, official and reliable information on Coronavirus, quarantine, recommendations etc. in Lithuania.
  • 2020-05-27
    According to the data of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), in April this year, compared to the same period in 2019, the number of remote consultations in primary health care institutions increased by nearly 68 times – from 11 thousand to 758 thousand. The specialists of from the Ministry of Health are pleased that in an effort to effectively combat the spread of coronavirus, Lithuanian residents have become more conscious and avoid unnecessary visits to medical institutions.
  • 2020-05-15
    Am I covered by compulsory health insurance (CHI)? What should I do if it is not valid? How can I buy a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)? Who will cover the cost of dental prosthetics? This is only a small fraction of the issues that were most concerning to residents who applied to health insurance funds last year. People made phone calls, wrote emails, sent letters by post or personally stopped by to find out the things they cared about.
  • 2020-05-06
    The Government approved today the consolidation project of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in order to optimize the activities of the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) and to make its management structure simpler. Thus, the compulsory health insurance (CHI) would be under responsibility of sole legal entity – NHIF with its regional units – from the beginning of 2021. They would replace the present territorial health insurance funds (THIF).
  • 2020-04-27
    ​The final formalities are at the last stage of preparation, which means that in May already, the entire medical community, i.e., all healthcare workers are expected to receive a salary increase due to the allocation of additional 130 million euros from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF). The allocation of these funds constitutes the final stage of salary increases for all healthcare workers, which was agreed back in 2017.

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Modified: 2020-05-08
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