From the beginning of the new year, every Kazakhstani, oralmans and foreigners permanently residing on the territory of the republic, regardless of their participation in medical insurance, will remain available with a state-guaranteed package of free medical care.
These are primary health care, ambulance and palliative care, air ambulance, emergency hospital admission and a full range of medical services in the presence of socially significant diseases such as tuberculosis, oncology, psychiatry, AIDS, or with 25 main chronic nosologies, such as arterial hypertension diabetes mellitus, hepatitis, congenital malformations.
In addition to the new model of the free guaranteed volume of guaranteed medical care packages, from January 1, an insurance package will be launched, which will cover all Kazakhstanis in the first three months of 2020, regardless of their participation in the OSHI system. However, from April 1, it will be available only to those who are insured. Thus, the state allows each person to feel all the advantages of the system.
What does an insurance package include?
The list of OSHI package is quite voluminous. In addition to the standard package of treatment it includes professional examinations of the adult population. That is, if earlier Kazakhstanis paid money to get 086 certificates, then from next year it will be free for all insured people. Rehabilitation is also provided as part of the insurance package.
The amount of contributions will be made as follows:
- from 01/01/2020 - 1.4%
- from 01.01.2021 - 1.6%
- from 01.01.2022 - 1.7%
The object of calculating state contributions is the average monthly salary preceding two years of the current financial year, determined by the authorized body in the field of state statistics.
In 2020, employers will continue to make contributions of 2% at their own expense from employee income in addition to 1% of the employee’s accrued income.
Individual entrepreneurs will pay for themselves 5% of 1.4 minimum wages - about 3000 tenge.
No matter how much you pay, all the money received by the Health Insurance Fund will be directed to medicine, payment for diagnostics, treatment, and prevention. Each insured will be able to get quality medical care.
Center for the Formation of a Healthy Lifestyle in Nur Sultan