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Covid-19: Ukraine pays $ 140 million to Emergency Medicine Centers

Source : 112 Ukraine

In total, National Health Service of Ukraine paid out $ 315 million to emergency medicine centers
20:26, 20 November 2020

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Emergency medicine centers were paid $ 140 million for providing care to patients with Covid-19. This was reported by the press service of the National Health Service of Ukraine.

"In April-October, the National Health Service paid almost $ 140 million for providing care to patients with Covid-19," the statement informs.

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For providing assistance to patients with Covid-19, the largest sums were received by the Centers for Emergency Medical Aid and Disaster Medicine in Kyiv - $18 million, Lviv region - more than $12 million and in Kharkiv region - $11 million.

It is noted that the National Health Service has signed contracts with 25 Emergency Medical Aid Centers in each region of the country and the capital. In total, 25 centers of emergency medicine received  $ 315 million in seven months of 2020 (for providing emergency care to patients and for helping patients with Covid-19, - ed.).

Ukraine's National Health Service added that provision of emergency medical care to patients with Covid-19 and with suspicion of it is free.

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As we reported earlier, president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky urged state authorities to develop a program of insurance for doctors.  

"Volodymyr Zelensky noted that he required the development of a program of insurance for doctors from Covid-19," the press service of the President's Office reported.

In addition, the Ukrainian leader stressed that he was concerned about the high occupancy rate of beds in medical institutions.

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