3. Ensuring public awareness about health care financing
|Commitment Start and End Date:||09.2014 - 09.2015|
|Lead implementing agency:||Ministry of Health|
|Person responsible from implementing agency:||Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia|
|Title, Department:||Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia|
Other actors involved
Other state actors involved
Civil society, private sector
Issue subject to regulation
There is a huge gap amongst the existing developments in the health care financing system; the citizens do not know their rights and are not able to manage their rights in a variety of health care system sectors, inter alia receiving hospital care and primary health care services. Within some standards of organizing and financing the treatment those processes are described, but there are dynamic and transparent systems revealing the developments of those relations.
To create a healthcare system financial portal where people, professionals and the public may obtain information on the state-guaranteed funding, on the basic package of services, when the payment for services is due for the patient, and when not, how they can get recipes subject to state-guaranteed payment, on financial and non-financial reports and other information.
Brief description of commitment
Create a financial portal for the healthcare system in a friendly usable format, where the public can get information about state-guaranteed programs financing.
OGP challenge addressed by the commitment
Improvement of public services, More efficient management of public resources, Increasing public integrity
Relevance to OGP values
The public can get information about state-guaranteed health programs financing and also about the co-financing, or fully financing conditions.
3.8 Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all.