Sofia. Source: Focus Information Agency
An additional BGN 490 million is being planned for the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) for 2019, while the activity of the fund for children’s treatment and for treatment abroad will be transferred to NHIF. This is what Deputy Minister of Health Jeni Nacheva told reporters after a NHIF board meeting on the draft budget of the institution, Focus News Agency
reports. The draft budget needs government approval. “The increase will be distributed as equally as possible between items. We will pursue efficient and optimal expenses,” said Jeni Nacheva, adding that the focus is on prevention.
Regarding the fund for children’s treatment, she said that the measure would ensure transparent payments and clarity for patients.
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