On July 1, 2022, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted Draft Law #6306 "On Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of Ukraine to Improve the Provision of Medical Care" (Draft Law) in the second reading.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (the Chamber) welcomes inclusion of medical devices in the reimbursement program, as foreseen by the Draft Law. This practice has demonstrated its effectiveness in the EU countries. It has an evidence base for improving the life expectancy of patients, optimizing State Budget funds in cases of long-term or lifelong treatment of chronic diseases, improving management and applying modern treatment protocols.
Parliamentary Committee on Public Health, Medical Assistance, and Medical Insurance (the Committee), Ministry of Health of Ukraine, National Health Service of Ukraine elaborated the changes related to improving the access to medical devices.
The Chamber member companies’ experts provided professional support and expertise in the process of Draft Law’s development. The Chamber will continue to facilitate the process of Ukraine’s healthcare system transformation.