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Saturday, 30.04.2016, 10:08
Total financing of healthcare by the Estonian Health Insurance Fund came to 974 million euros in 2015, approximately 65 million euros more than in 2014, informs LETA/BNS.
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The Health Ministry n Latvia is proposing a reform of the national health system in four stages, which among other things would also include a revision of the government-funded services and the launch of a new healthcare funding scheme in 2018, informs LETA.
In 2015, drug sales in Latvia reached EUR 336 million as compared to EUR 319 million in 2014, LETA was told at the State Agency of Medicines.
Additional EUR 35 million might be allocated for the launch of reforms in Latvia's healthcare sector next year, but further funding plans require a more extensive analysis, Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) told journalists on April 18th, cites LETA.
In 2015, the turnover of medicines sold at Latvia's drugstores rose by 11.77% from a year before to EUR 328.54 (VAT excluded), informs LETA, according to information released by the State Agency of Medicines.
According to preliminary consolidated results of Latvia’s Olainfarm pharmaceutical company for March 2016, the company’s sales reached EUR 9.05 million, which is by 4% more than in March 2015, reports LETA.
14 clinics of the healthcare alliance Baltic Care in Latvia had 8,868 patients from abroad in 2015, which is 10.5% more than in 2014, while the total amount of services provided by the clinics increased 6.5% to EUR 1.346 million.