7 October Minister of health and social development of Kazakhstan Tamara Duysenova presented in the Mazhilis the draft Law "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on compulsory social health insurance."
The bill provides for a change in the timing of payments and contributions to the social health insurance Fund (hereinafter the Fund), as well as the functioning of all processes of the system of mandatory social medical insurance (further – OSMS).
Thus, state contributions to the Fund are invited to transfer from 1 July 2017 to 1 January 2018.
Deductions and employer contributions, individual entrepreneurs, private notaries, private bailiffs, lawyers, professional mediators, individuals receiving income under contracts of civil nature, the Foundation of the plan to migrate from the 1 January 2017 1 July 2017.
The right of individuals to receive medical care in the OSMS and the choice of a health organization, determining the scope of medical care provided by the system OSMS under articles 5, 6 and 7 of the Law "On compulsory social health insurance" will be introduced with effect from 1 January 2018.
In addition, this draft law introduces amendments and additions in the Law RK "About education" regarding the transfer of functions of health care for students in secondary education institutions without stay around the clock to healthcare organizations.
Recall, November 18, 2015 the President of Kazakhstan signed the Law "On compulsory social health insurance", developed in the framework of 80 step of the Plan – 100 steps on implementation of five institutional reforms of the President. The document provides for the development of Kazakhstan's system of health insurance tailored to international best practices, based on mutual responsibility of the state, the employer and each individual.
To enhance and protect the health of school-age children, meet the needs of students in high-quality and affordable health care is a state Program of health development "Densaulyk" for the years 2016-2019, approved by presidential decree of January 15, 2016 envisages further development of the school of medicine in the health system.