Parliament adopted the NHIF budget for 2020 at first reading. 120 deputies voted in favor of the budget, “88” voted against and “abstained” – 0, which was adopted. The budget of the Health Fund for 2020 provides for 4 744 704,9 thousand BGN of revenues and transfers. Health insurance revenues amount to BGN 4 640 733,7 thousand, of which BGN 3 107 134,2 thousand are income from health insurance contributions and BGN 1 533 599,0 thousand are transfers for health insurance.
The estimated funds for health insurance contributions amount to BGN 3 107 134,2 thousand, which is an increase by BGN 264 880,0 thousand compared to the same in 2019.
“There is no difference in terms of prevention, early diagnosis, treatment in outpatient care, and treatment should be a priority. There is no difference in that, “Ananiev said. He pointed out that any sharper movement would lead to chaos and confusion in the system.