Diseases for treatment of which Kazakhstanis can be directed abroad

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Diseases for treatment of which Kazakhstanis can be directed abroad

Diseases for treatment of which Kazakhstanis can be directed abroad

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There are a number of diseases for treatment of which Kazakhstanis can be sent abroad at public expense, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports.

"In case of diseases that require high-tech treatment methods that are not used in Kazakhstan, it is possible to be sent to foreign medical organizations. This is regulated by order No. 554" On approval of the rules on the direction of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan on treatment abroad at the expense of budgetary funds," the press release of the Social Health Insurance Fund says.

It is noted that among the diseases are: arteriovenous malformations and tumors requiring the radiosurgical treatment method (gamma knife), arteriovenous malformations of the brain stem, spinal cord and arterial aneurysms for endovascular treatment .

Also on this list are skull base tumors for transoral removal, malignant neoplasms of the eye, requiring radiosurgical treatment (gamma knife, radioactive applicators). Keratoprosthetics. Diseases requiring heart, kidney, liver, lung, bone marrow transplant. Stenosis of the larynx. Tracheal stenosis.

It is noted that, as a matter of priority, patients requiring organ transplants, pregnant women and children are directed to foreign clinics for treatment. In exceptional cases, law enforcement officers, RK Armed Forces servicemen, who were seriously injured while on duty are referred to foreign clinics. Children and people in need of care are sent to foreign clinics with an accompanying person. Transportation costs are paid from the budget.

To be directed for treatment, it is necessary to submit a copy of an identity document, a request from the healthcare organization, extract from the medical history submitted by a medical organization. A special commission under the Ministry of Health decides on medical report on the need for treatment abroad.

The state budget does not pay in cases of self-sought medical care abroad.



Ekaterina Eliseeva

11:50, 25 February 2019


Источник: http://www.kazpravda.kz

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