Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 31
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Kazakhstan will begin to introduce a compulsory social health insurance system based on solidary obligationof the state, employers and citizens from July 1, 2017, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his annual address to the country’s people.
"The world practice has proved the efficiency of the system," the president said.
President Nazarbayev added that the participation of the vulnerable layers of the population in that system will be supported by the state.
“A wide range of medical services is planned to be rendered to the participants of the system,” the message said.
President Nazarbayev added that private medical organizations must be provided with equal conditions in that system to develop the competition.