In the world on October 29 to celebrate the Day of fight against stroke. In Ukraine annually capture more than 100 thousand new cases of stroke. They is a leader in the structure of mortality among Ukrainians. Therefore, NSSO introduced the treatment of acute stroke priorities in the program of medical guarantees.
Since 2004 on 29 October every year is world day against stroke. 15 years ago, the world health organization’I declared a global epidemic of stroke annually in the world there are about 5 million cases of stroke. This is one of the most dangerous diseases is the second leading cause of death and the third leading cause of disability in the world.
Ukraine annually occurs more than 120 thousand new cases of stroke. 50% of Ukrainians die within the first year after illness. Strokes also ranked first among causes of death.
therefore, the treatment of acute stroke as a priority in the program of medical guarantees.
April 2020, under the program of medical guarantees, the treatment of acute stroke will be charged at the higher rate is 19 500 UAH. If the service will meet the requirements of NSSU.
In the framework of the tariff is paid the confirmation of the diagnosis, immediate treatment, including medications from the National list, except those which are procured through the MOH and rehabilitation of an acute condition. This rate is almost three times higher than the weighted average tariff for stroke care through medical subventions.
Chapter National service National service health’I Ukraine Oleg Petrenko: “In 2020 will be fully operational as a health guarantee the state-guaranteed package of medical services at all levels of care. Among this large list of medical services determined priorities, when NCSU to pay for the treatment at a premium rate. Among the priorities - the treatment of acute stroke.
About 20% of patients hospitalized with stroke die in hospital. One of the reasons - only 30% of cases of stroke treated in institutions in which there are conditions for skilled medical care to such patients. Therefore, NCSU to pay for the provided medical service at a priority rate, only those medical institutions that are equipped with CT or MRI is able to diagnose acute cerebral stroke and time to begin treatment of the patient.
We hope that this approach to payment the treatment of acute stroke will allow patients to obtain services free of charge and of appropriate quality".