When the user is tired of hearing the wordcopayment, To be applied more and more social services, education and health, comes a new term far more pernicious than this, the reimbursement of expenses. That is, while the user is legally entitled to make October 1, 40 or 50% of product you purchase, at first you must pay in full and Administration and will return the amount.
The reimbursement of expenses that will reduce the starting material intended Sergas Ortoprotesico in Galicia, about 8.8 million a year, more than it already will the introduction of copayment to forcing the Ministry of Health. And for various reasons will not always supportive. First, because the funds will be more time in the public coffers. Second, users will have the least, to quit the refund in less expensive products. For example, if a walker costs 77 euros and the user's contribution is 50%, a patient without economic problems may waive these 38.5 euros received by him not to return it. And third, because there will be patients with financial difficulties simply can not advance the money.
Move theorthopedics s decision to use the system to prevent the disbursement endorsement is not the role of an administration, which is supposed to ensure the most disadvantaged groups. The current model is not coffee orthoprosthetic provision for all. Sets a cost of 30 euros for those products than prostheses or wheelchairs, the need is quite unquestionable. You can change this limit based on income to be more supportive, but require an advance is not a social stance. Virtually all communities work with the reimbursement of expenses, yes. Galicia was doing better. Not always most opt for the best solution. As you did with the drugs, the Sergas should think a model formulas to avoid antisocial.