Free medical aid and care

Azat Artsakh – Republic of Nagorno Karabakh (NKR)
March 26, 2004


To effectively provide and regulate free medical aid and care at the
medical establishments of NKR within the framework of the state health
care programs provided by the government the NKR government passed a
decision `About State-provided free medical aid and care’. The
decision of the government maintains the list of the socially insecure
and special groups with the right for state-provided free medical aid
and care, organization and funding of free medical aid, the order of
providing free medicine at privileged conditions to the socially
insecure and special groups and people suffering certain diseases,
medical examination and care of the army, police and national security
servicemen at non-military medical institutions, as well as the order
of further compensation of the expenses. According to the decision of
the government, the right for free medical aid and care is granted to
the socially insecure classes, the disabled of the first, second and
third degrees, veterans of the Great Patriotic War, single mothers,
parents having 4 and more children under 18, the members of the
families of the army servicemen killed (died) during the defence of
NKR, as well as when carrying out their duties, participants of
elimination of the consequences of the Chernobyl explosion,
adolescents aged 15-18, persons aged 18-23 left without parental care,
servicemen of the army, the police and the national security, the
arrested and the prisoners, pensioners and students.