In the first reading adopted amendments to the law “About immunoprofilaktike infectious diseases”, expanding the list of medical institutions where there is a free vaccination.
The document spelled out that the free vaccination included in national immunization schedule can be done not only in public but in the private clinic, if it works in the system of mandatory medical insurance.
“Now the citizens who are attached to private clinics for their medical insurance, the opportunity to make such a vaccine is not – free they can be done only by state or municipal medical institutions. While in private clinics at the place of residence are observed tens of thousands of Russians, and in order to free vaccination, they have to go somewhere else,” said Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.
“The adoption of this law will allow citizens to be vaccinated in the usual and most convenient medical facility, the professional who they trust. And the availability of medical services depends on the quality of health care in General,” he said.