14.12.2018

Uzbekistan to introduce mandatory health insurance system in 2021

From July 1, 2019, medical care institutions will be transferred to investors, according to the presidential decree on improving the health system in the country.

From the same date on, a mixed financing mechanism will be introduced in inpatient hospitals of the regional, district and city levels, at which treatment, which is not included in the scope of guaranteed free medical care, is provided on a fee basis.

From January 1, 2021, gradual introduction of compulsory health insurance will begin. Before July 1, 2019, a corresponding law that will provide for all legal bases, mechanisms and other details must be developed.