Federal register of citizens entitled to free provision of medicines will be launched on 1 July 2020. Also, all essential medicines can be obtained without a medical examination. The bill, the MPs plan to consider at a plenary meeting of spring session in the first reading, writes “the parliamentary newspaper”.
The government bill proposes to provide the medications beneficiaries in not smaller volume than provided by the EDL. In addition, the frequency of revision of the list of vital and essential drugs (EDL) needs to be at least once a year.
The document envisages the establishment of a registry of Russians eligible for the provision of medicines, medical products, products of clinical nutrition at the expense of means Federal and regional budgets. It is proposed to consolidate be included in the composition of information and to instruct the government to determine the procedure for maintaining the list of beneficiaries. Prescription drugs, including those not included in the list of vital and essential drugs not covered by the relevant standard of care or not provided for in the appropriate clinical recommendation, it is planned to produce as now — by the decision of the medical Commission.
Today prescriptions to citizens with various benefits, produced in the framework of the list of drugs according to the decision of medical commissions of medical organizations (the list of ONLS). This list in 2020 includes 406 international non-proprietary names of medicines, of which more than 100 are assigned by a medical Commission. At the same time in the list of vital and essential drugs (EDL) in 2020 included 758 international non-proprietary names of medicines.