The Deputy Minister of Development of the Ministry of Health announced an 11% increase in the budget of this ministry next year and said: “Our forecast is that next year the import of medicine and medical equipment will decrease to 2.5 billion Tomans.”
According to ISNA, Dr. Taghvinejad on the sidelines of the 110th meeting of the heads of universities and colleges of medical sciences, which is being held at Iran University of Medical Sciences, told reporters that we have considered resource savings next year; “Because the cost of hospitalization and outpatient care must be evaluated,” he said. We have 7 million and 6 thousand hospitalizations per year and the average annual hospitalization cost for each patient except medicine is about 2 million and 900 thousand Tomans and the hospitalization cost of medicine is about 400 thousand Tomans, which in the end is 3 million and 300 thousand Tomans hospitalization cost. Every patient gets.
He continued: These costs are paid from basic and supplementary insurance, and it should be noted that we have a market of 9,500 billion tomans in the treatment of commercial insurance, and in 1997, about 180 billion tomans of these resources were used for hospitalization.
The Deputy Minister of Management Development and Human Resources of the Ministry of Health also said: The new policies of the Ministry of Health are not only about health, but also about education; Because 14 to 16 percent of hospital costs are in the field of medicine, eight percent of hospital costs are spent on medical equipment, and in general 22 percent of hospital costs are allocated to medicine and medical equipment.
Regarding the currency situation of medicine and medical equipment, the Deputy Minister of Health added: “Last year, we allocated $ 3.6 billion to the import of medicine and medical equipment, which was reduced to $ 3 billion by saving and supporting domestic production, and our focus is on It is our position to import $ 2.5 million worth of medicine and medical equipment next year.
According to Taghvinejad, one of the issues to be considered between the universities of medical sciences and the Health Insurance Organization is the health insurance ceiling, which will be considered at the summit. The budget for 1400 and the direction of its spending will also be discussed.
The Deputy Minister of Management Development and Human Resources of the Ministry of Health, stating that the budget for the year 1400 in the field of health has had an acceptable growth compared to other agencies, added: Next year’s health budget has grown by about 11 percent compared to 99, and resource savings are being considered. Perform specialized autoclave repair with payatebafzar
In the end, he emphasized: The discussion of health and the policies emphasized by the Minister of Health, especially the design of each house, a health and vaccination base, and the issues discussed in the field of floods will be discussed. We will also make decisions about how to pay.
Source: IRNA Student News Agency